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Bethnal Green and Bow

Shows the general election results for Bethnal Green and Bow, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 81,243 and a turnout of 62.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Ali, Rushanara
Majority
11,574
Electorate
81,243
Turnout
62.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.9%
LD 20.1%
Respect 16.8%
Con 13.9%
BNP 2.8%
Green 1.7%
Ind 0.5%
Pirate 0.4%
UV 0.4%
Ind 0.2%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Ali, Rushanara  Lab 21,784 42.9 8.5
Masroor, Ajmal  LD 10,210 20.1 7.8
Miah, Abjol  Respect 8,532 16.8 16.8
Khan, Zakhir  Con 7,071 13.9 2.0
Marshall, Christopher * BNP 1,405 2.8 2.8
Bakht, Farid * Green 856 1.7 -2.8
Brooks, Patrick * Ind 277 0.5 0.5
Van Terheyden, Alexander * Pirate 213 0.4 0.4
Hikmat, Hasib * UV 209 0.4 0.4
Choudhury, Mahmood * Ind 100 0.2 0.2
Malik, Ahmed * Ind 71 0.1 0.1
* 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 Respect Con BNP Green Ind Pirate UV Ind Ind Oth
2005 34.4% 12.3% 0.0% 11.9% 0.0% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.8%
2010 42.9% 20.1% 16.8% 13.9% 2.8% 1.7% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
241 Bethnal Green and Bow 22.8%
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%
443 Bethnal Green and Bow 42.9%
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%
450 Bethnal Green and Bow 62.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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