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Barking

Shows the general election results for Barking, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,868 and a turnout of 61.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Hodge, Margaret
Majority
16,555
Electorate
73,868
Turnout
61.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 54.3%
Con 17.8%
BNP 14.6%
LD 8.2%
UKIP 2.9%
Christian 1.1%
Green 0.7%
MRLP 0.2%
Ind 0.2%
Restoratio 0.1%

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 (%)
Hodge, Margaret  Lab 24,628 54.3 4.7
Marcus, Simon  Con 8,073 17.8 1.2
Griffin, Nick  BNP 6,620 14.6 14.6
Carman, Dominic  LD 3,719 8.2 -2.6
Maloney, Frank * UKIP 1,300 2.9 -0.6
Hargreaves, George * Christian 482 1.1 1.1
Forbes, Jayne * Green 317 0.7 -1.0
Dowling, Crucial Chris * MRLP 82 0.2 0.2
Darwood, Thomas * Ind 77 0.2 0.2
Sijuwola, Dapo * Restoratio 45 0.1 0.1
* 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 BNP LD UKIP Christian Green MRLP Ind Restoratio Oth
2005 49.6% 16.6% 0.0% 10.8% 3.5% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.9%
2010 54.3% 17.8% 14.6% 8.2% 2.9% 1.1% 0.7% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
48 Barking 36.5%
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%
96 Barking 54.3%
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%
490 Barking 61.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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