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Sheffield South East

Shows the general election results for Sheffield South East, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,068 and a turnout of 61.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Betts, Clive
Majority
10,505
Electorate
67,068
Turnout
61.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 48.7%
LD 23.3%
Con 17.4%
BNP 5.7%
UKIP 4.6%
Comm 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 (%)
Betts, Clive  Lab 20,169 48.7 7.0
Smith, Gail  LD 9,664 23.3 10.6
Bonson, Nigel  Con 7,202 17.4 -24.3
Hartigan, Christopher  BNP 2,345 5.7 5.7
Arnott, Jonathan * UKIP 1,889 4.6 2.3
Andrew, Steve * Comm 139 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 LD Con BNP UKIP Comm Oth
2005 41.7% 12.7% 41.7% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 48.7% 23.3% 17.4% 5.7% 4.6% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
198 Sheffield South East 25.4%
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%
256 Sheffield South East 48.7%
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%
480 Sheffield South East 61.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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