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Belfast East

Shows the general election results for Belfast East, which is a constituency in Belfast. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 59,007 and a turnout of 58.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

ALLIANCE
Alliance Gain
Long, Naomi
Majority
1,533
Electorate
59,007
Turnout
58.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Alliance 37.2%
DUP 32.8%
UCU 21.2%
TUV 5.4%
SF 2.4%
SDLP 1.1%

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 (%)
Long, Naomi  Alliance 12,839 37.2 37.2
Robinson, Peter  DUP 11,306 32.8 -16.4
Ringland, Trevor  UCU 7,305 21.2 21.2
Vance, David  TUV 1,856 5.4 5.4
Donnelly, Niall * SF 817 2.4 -1.0
Muldoon, Mary * SDLP 365 1.1 -1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Alliance DUP UCU TUV SF SDLP UUP Oth
2005 0.0% 49.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 2.7% 30.1% 14.7%
2010 37.2% 32.8% 21.2% 5.4% 2.4% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
570 Belfast East 4.4%
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%
608 Belfast East 37.2%
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%
562 Belfast East 58.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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