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City of Durham

Shows the general election results for City of Durham, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,832 and a turnout of 67.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Blackman-Woods, Roberta
Majority
3,067
Electorate
68,832
Turnout
67.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 44.3%
LD 37.7%
Con 13.3%
BNP 2.5%
UKIP 1.9%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Blackman-Woods, Roberta  Lab 20,496 44.3 -19.8
Woods, Carol  LD 17,429 37.7 18.5
Varley, Nick  Con 6,146 13.3 -3.5
Musgrove, Ralph * BNP 1,153 2.5 2.5
Coghill-Marshall, Nigel * UKIP 856 1.9 1.9
Collings, Jonathan * Ind 172 0.4 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con BNP UKIP Ind
2005 64.1% 19.2% 16.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 44.3% 37.7% 13.3% 2.5% 1.9% 0.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
527 City of Durham 6.6%
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%
410 City of Durham 44.3%
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%
249 City of Durham 67.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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