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Barnsley East

Shows the general election results for Barnsley East, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,435 and a turnout of 56.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Dugher, Michael
Majority
11,090
Electorate
68,435
Turnout
56.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 47.0%
LD 18.2%
Con 16.5%
BNP 8.6%
UKIP 4.5%
Ind 1.9%
Ind 1.8%
SLP 1.6%

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 (%)
Dugher, Michael  Lab 18,059 47.0 -23.9
Brown, John  LD 6,969 18.2 4.1
Hockney, James  Con 6,329 16.5 3.8
Porter, Colin  BNP 3,301 8.6 8.6
Watson, Mark * UKIP 1,731 4.5 4.5
Hogan, Kevin * Ind 712 1.9 1.9
Devon, Eddie * Ind 684 1.8 1.8
Capstick, Kev * SLP 601 1.6 1.6
* 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 71.0% 14.0% 12.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
2010 47.0% 18.2% 16.5% 8.6% 4.5% 1.9% 1.9% 1.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
138 Barnsley East 28.9%
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%
316 Barnsley East 47.0%
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%
606 Barnsley East 56.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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