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Batley and Spen

Shows the general election results for Batley and Spen, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,738 and a turnout of 66.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Wood, Mike
Majority
4,406
Electorate
76,738
Turnout
66.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.2%
Con 33.6%
LD 15.8%
BNP 7.2%
Green 1.2%

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 (%)
Wood, Mike  Lab 21,565 42.2 -3.1
Small, Janice  Con 17,159 33.6 1.9
Bentley, Neil  LD 8,095 15.8 0.4
Exley, David  BNP 3,685 7.2 7.2
Blakeley, Matt * Green 605 1.2 -0.5
* 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 BNP Green Oth
2005 45.3% 31.7% 15.4% 0.0% 1.7% 6.0%
2010 42.2% 33.6% 15.8% 7.2% 1.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
479 Batley and Spen 8.6%
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%
475 Batley and Spen 42.2%
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%
272 Batley and Spen 66.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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