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Airdrie and Shotts

Shows the general election results for Airdrie and Shotts, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,364 and a turnout of 57.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Nash, Pamela
Majority
12,408
Electorate
62,364
Turnout
57.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 58.2%
SNP 23.5%
Con 8.7%
LD 8.1%
Ind 1.5%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Nash, Pamela  Lab 20,849 58.2 -0.9
Coyle, Sophia  SNP 8,441 23.5 7.0
Whitfield, Ruth  Con 3,133 8.7 -1.1
Love, John  LD 2,898 8.1 -3.4
McGeechan, John * Ind 528 1.5 1.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP Con LD Ind SSP Oth
2005 59.0% 16.5% 9.9% 11.4% 0.0% 2.1% 1.0%
2010 58.2% 23.5% 8.7% 8.1% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
63 Airdrie and Shotts 34.6%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
44 Airdrie and Shotts 58.2%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
585 Airdrie and Shotts 57.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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