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Dunfermline and West Fife

Shows the general election results for Dunfermline and West Fife, which is a constituency in Fife. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,590 and a turnout of 66.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Docherty, Thomas
Majority
5,470
Electorate
73,590
Turnout
66.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 46.3%
LD 35.1%
SNP 10.6%
Con 6.8%
UKIP 1.3%

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 (%)
Docherty, Thomas  Lab 22,639 46.3 -1.2
Rennie, Willie  LD 17,169 35.1 14.9
McCall, Joe  SNP 5,201 10.6 -8.3
Hacking, Belinda  Con 3,305 6.8 -3.6
Inglis, Otto * UKIP 633 1.3 -0.2
* 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 SNP Con UKIP SSP
2005 47.4% 20.2% 18.9% 10.3% 1.5% 1.6%
2010 46.3% 35.1% 10.6% 6.8% 1.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
435 Dunfermline and West Fife 11.2%
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%
334 Dunfermline and West Fife 46.3%
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%
275 Dunfermline and West Fife 66.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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