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Argyll and Bute

Shows the general election results for Argyll and Bute, which is a constituency in Argyll & Bute. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,165 and a turnout of 67.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Reid, Alan
Majority
3,431
Electorate
67,165
Turnout
67.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 31.6%
Con 24.0%
Lab 22.7%
SNP 18.9%
Green 1.7%
Ind 0.6%
SJP 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 (%)
Reid, Alan  LD 14,292 31.6 -4.9
Mulvaney, Gary  Con 10,861 24.0 0.5
Graham, David  Lab 10,274 22.7 0.3
Mackenzie, Michael  SNP 8,563 18.9 3.4
Morrison, Elaine * Green 789 1.7 1.7
Doyle, George * Ind 272 0.6 0.6
Black, John * SJP 156 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 LD Con Lab SNP Green Ind SJP SSP
2005 36.5% 23.5% 22.4% 15.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
2010 31.6% 24.0% 22.7% 18.9% 1.7% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
501 Argyll and Bute 7.6%
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%
648 Argyll and Bute 31.6%
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%
240 Argyll and Bute 67.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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