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Birmingham, Selly Oak

Shows the general election results for Birmingham, Selly Oak, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,805 and a turnout of 62.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
McCabe, Stephen
Majority
3,482
Electorate
74,805
Turnout
62.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.5%
Con 31.1%
LD 22.3%
BNP 3.9%
UKIP 2.4%
Green 1.4%
Christian 0.3%

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 (%)
McCabe, Stephen  Lab 17,950 38.5 -8.3
Dawkins, Nigel  Con 14,468 31.1 1.4
Radcliffe, Dave  LD 10,371 22.3 4.9
Orton, Lynette * BNP 1,820 3.9 3.9
Burgess, Jeffrey * UKIP 1,131 2.4 -0.1
Burn, James * Green 664 1.4 -2.2
Leeds, Samuel * Christian 159 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Green Christian
2005 46.8% 29.7% 17.3% 0.0% 2.5% 3.6% 0.0%
2010 38.5% 31.1% 22.3% 3.9% 2.4% 1.4% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
504 Birmingham, Selly Oak 7.5%
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%
579 Birmingham, Selly Oak 38.5%
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%
463 Birmingham, Selly Oak 62.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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