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Barrow and Furness

Shows the general election results for Barrow and Furness, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,943 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Woodcock, John
Majority
5,208
Electorate
68,943
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 48.1%
Con 36.3%
LD 10.0%
UKIP 1.9%
BNP 1.9%
Green 1.2%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Woodcock, John  Lab 21,226 48.1 2.9
Gough, John  Con 16,018 36.3 3.7
Rabone, Barry  LD 4,424 10.0 -7.8
Smith, John * UKIP 841 1.9 -0.1
Ashburner, Mike * BNP 840 1.9 1.9
Loynes, Chris * Green 530 1.2 1.2
Greaves, Brian * Ind 245 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP BNP Green Ind Oth
2005 45.2% 32.6% 17.8% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 48.1% 36.3% 10.0% 1.9% 1.9% 1.2% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
420 Barrow and Furness 11.8%
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%
281 Barrow and Furness 48.1%
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%
386 Barrow and Furness 64.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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