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Birkenhead

Shows the general election results for Birkenhead, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,773 and a turnout of 56.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Field, Frank
Majority
15,395
Electorate
62,773
Turnout
56.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 62.5%
Con 18.9%
LD 18.6%

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 (%)
Field, Frank  Lab 22,082 62.5 -2.3
Gilbert, Andrew  Con 6,687 18.9 2.4
Kelly, Stuart  LD 6,554 18.6 -0.1

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD
2005 64.8% 16.6% 18.6%
2010 62.5% 18.9% 18.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
16 Birkenhead 43.6%
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%
13 Birkenhead 62.5%
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%
603 Birkenhead 56.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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