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East Antrim

Shows the general election results for East Antrim, which is a constituency in Carrickfergus. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 60,204 and a turnout of 50.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Wilson, Sammy
Majority
6,770
Electorate
60,204
Turnout
50.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
DUP 45.9%
UCU 23.7%
Alliance 11.1%
SF 6.8%
SDLP 6.6%
TUV 6.0%

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 (%)
Wilson, Sammy  DUP 13,993 45.9 -3.8
McCune, Rodney  UCU 7,223 23.7 23.7
Lynch, Gerry  Alliance 3,377 11.1 11.1
McMullan, Oliver  SF 2,064 6.8 4.2
McCamphill, Justin  SDLP 2,019 6.6 1.3
Morrison, Samuel  TUV 1,826 6.0 6.0

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP UCU Alliance SF SDLP TUV UUP Oth
2005 49.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 5.3% 0.0% 26.6% 15.8%
2010 45.9% 23.7% 11.1% 6.8% 6.6% 6.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
250 East Antrim 22.2%
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%
351 East Antrim 45.9%
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%
642 East Antrim 50.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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