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Ashton-under-Lyne

Shows the general election results for Ashton-under-Lyne, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,714 and a turnout of 56.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Heyes, David
Majority
9,094
Electorate
67,714
Turnout
56.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 48.4%
Con 24.7%
LD 14.8%
BNP 7.6%
UKIP 4.4%

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 (%)
Heyes, David  Lab 18,604 48.4 -10.1
Kennedy, Seema  Con 9,510 24.7 4.6
Larkin, Paul  LD 5,703 14.8 3.2
Lomas, David  BNP 2,929 7.6 7.6
McManus, Angela * UKIP 1,686 4.4 2.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Oth
2005 58.5% 20.1% 11.7% 0.0% 2.1% 7.6%
2010 48.4% 24.7% 14.8% 7.6% 4.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
230 Ashton-under-Lyne 23.7%
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%
270 Ashton-under-Lyne 48.4%
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%
593 Ashton-under-Lyne 56.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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