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Barnsley Central

Shows the general election results for Barnsley Central, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,543 and a turnout of 56.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Illsley, Eric
Majority
11,093
Electorate
65,543
Turnout
56.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 47.3%
LD 17.3%
Con 17.3%
BNP 8.9%
UKIP 4.7%
Ind 2.0%
Ind 1.6%
SLP 1.0%

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 (%)
Illsley, Eric  Lab 17,487 47.3 -10.4
Wiggin, Christopher  LD 6,394 17.3 -2.0
Tempest, Piers  Con 6,388 17.3 2.5
Sutton, Ian  BNP 3,307 8.9 8.9
Silver, David * UKIP 1,727 4.7 4.7
Wood, Donald * Ind 732 2.0 2.0
Devoy, Tony * Ind 610 1.6 1.6
Robinson, Terry * SLP 356 1.0 1.0
* 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 BNP UKIP Ind Ind SLP Oth
2005 57.6% 19.3% 14.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.3%
2010 47.3% 17.3% 17.3% 8.9% 4.7% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
123 Barnsley Central 30.0%
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%
310 Barnsley Central 47.3%
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%
600 Barnsley Central 56.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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