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South Antrim

Shows the general election results for South Antrim, which is a constituency in Antrim. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,054 and a turnout of 53.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
McCrea, William
Majority
1,183
Electorate
63,054
Turnout
53.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
DUP 33.9%
UCU 30.4%
SF 13.9%
SDLP 8.7%
Alliance 7.7%
TUV 5.4%

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 (%)
McCrea, William  DUP 11,536 33.9 -4.3
Empey, Reg  UCU 10,353 30.4 30.4
McLaughlin, Mitchel  SF 4,729 13.9 2.3
Byrne, Michelle  SDLP 2,955 8.7 -3.7
Lawther, Alan  Alliance 2,607 7.7 7.7
Lucas, Melwyn  TUV 1,829 5.4 5.4

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP UCU SF SDLP Alliance TUV UUP Oth
2005 38.2% 0.0% 11.6% 12.4% 0.0% 0.0% 29.1% 8.6%
2010 33.9% 30.4% 13.9% 8.7% 7.7% 5.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
591 South Antrim 3.5%
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%
638 South Antrim 33.9%
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%
629 South Antrim 53.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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