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Bishop Auckland

Shows the general election results for Bishop Auckland, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,368 and a turnout of 60.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Goodman, Helen
Majority
5,218
Electorate
68,368
Turnout
60.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 39.0%
Con 26.3%
LD 22.3%
BNP 4.9%
LLPBPP 4.8%
UKIP 2.7%

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 (%)
Goodman, Helen  Lab 16,023 39.0 -11.1
Harrison, Barbara  Con 10,805 26.3 3.4
Wilkes, Mark  LD 9,189 22.3 -1.3
Walker, Adam * BNP 2,036 4.9 4.9
Zair, Samuel * LLPBPP 1,964 4.8 4.8
Brothers, David * UKIP 1,119 2.7 -0.7
* 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 LLPBPP UKIP
2005 50.0% 22.9% 23.7% 0.0% 0.0% 3.4%
2010 39.0% 26.3% 22.3% 4.9% 4.8% 2.7%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
397 Bishop Auckland 12.7%
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%
565 Bishop Auckland 39.0%
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%
521 Bishop Auckland 60.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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