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Aberdeen South

Shows the general election results for Aberdeen South, which is a constituency in Aberdeen City. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,031 and a turnout of 67.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Begg, Anne
Majority
3,506
Electorate
64,031
Turnout
67.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 36.5%
LD 28.4%
Con 20.7%
SNP 11.9%
BNP 1.2%
Green 1.0%
SACL 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 (%)
Begg, Anne  Lab 15,722 36.5 -0.2
Sleigh, John  LD 12,216 28.4 -5.1
Harvie, Amanda  Con 8,914 20.7 3.6
McDonald, Mark  SNP 5,102 11.9 2.0
Ross, Susan * BNP 529 1.2 1.2
Reekie, Rhonda * Green 413 1.0 -0.9
Green, Robert * SACL 138 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 SNP BNP Green SACL SSP
2005 36.7% 33.5% 17.1% 9.9% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 1.0%
2010 36.5% 28.4% 20.7% 11.9% 1.2% 1.0% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
490 Aberdeen South 8.1%
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%
619 Aberdeen South 36.5%
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%
247 Aberdeen South 67.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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