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Banff and Buchan

Shows the general election results for Banff and Buchan, which is a constituency in Aberdeenshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,300 and a turnout of 59.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Whiteford, Eilidh
Majority
4,027
Electorate
64,300
Turnout
59.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
SNP 41.3%
Con 30.8%
Lab 14.0%
LD 11.3%
BNP 2.6%

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 (%)
Whiteford, Eilidh  SNP 15,868 41.3 -9.9
Buchan, Jimmy  Con 11,841 30.8 11.4
Reynolds, Glen  Lab 5,382 14.0 2.0
Milne, Galen  LD 4,365 11.3 -2.0
Payne, Richard * BNP 1,010 2.6 2.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Con Lab LD BNP Oth UKIP SSP
2005 51.2% 19.4% 12.0% 13.3% 0.0% 1.8% 1.2% 1.1%
2010 41.3% 30.8% 14.0% 11.3% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
444 Banff and Buchan 10.5%
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%
503 Banff and Buchan 41.3%
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%
527 Banff and Buchan 59.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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