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Angus

Shows the general election results for Angus, which is a constituency in Angus. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,860 and a turnout of 60.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Weir, Mike
Majority
3,282
Electorate
62,860
Turnout
60.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
SNP 39.6%
Con 30.9%
Lab 17.2%
LD 10.8%
UKIP 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 (%)
Weir, Mike  SNP 15,020 39.6 5.9
Costa, Alberto  Con 11,738 30.9 1.5
Hutchens, Kevin  Lab 6,535 17.2 -0.7
Samani, Sanjay  LD 4,090 10.8 -6.7
Gray, Martin * UKIP 577 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 SNP Con Lab LD UKIP SSP
2005 33.7% 29.5% 18.0% 17.5% 0.0% 1.5%
2010 39.6% 30.9% 17.2% 10.8% 1.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
478 Angus 8.6%
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%
548 Angus 39.6%
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%
516 Angus 60.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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