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Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Shows the general election results for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,628 and a turnout of 57.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Hughes, Simon
Majority
8,530
Electorate
77,628
Turnout
57.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 48.4%
Lab 29.2%
Con 17.1%
BNP 3.1%
Green 1.6%
Ind 0.3%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Hughes, Simon  LD 21,590 48.4 0.7
Shawcross, Valerie  Lab 13,060 29.2 -2.4
Morrison, Loanna  Con 7,638 17.1 4.1
Tyler, Stephen * BNP 1,370 3.1 3.1
Penfold, Amanda * Green 718 1.6 -1.4
Kirkby, Alan * Ind 155 0.3 0.3
Freeman, Steve * Ind 120 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con BNP Green Ind Ind Oth UKIP
2005 47.6% 31.6% 13.0% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 2.1%
2010 48.4% 29.2% 17.1% 3.1% 1.6% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
295 Bermondsey and Old Southwark 19.1%
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%
271 Bermondsey and Old Southwark 48.4%
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%
583 Bermondsey and Old Southwark 57.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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