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Birmingham, Edgbaston

Shows the general election results for Birmingham, Edgbaston, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,573 and a turnout of 60.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Stuart, Gisela
Majority
1,274
Electorate
68,573
Turnout
60.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.6%
Con 37.6%
LD 15.4%
BNP 2.9%
UKIP 1.8%
Green 1.1%
Impact 0.4%
Christian 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 (%)
Stuart, Gisela  Lab 16,894 40.6 -2.5
Alden, Deirdre  Con 15,620 37.6 -1.5
Harmer, Roger  LD 6,387 15.4 2.6
Lloyd, Trevor * BNP 1,196 2.9 2.9
Warwick, Greville * UKIP 732 1.8 -0.4
Simpson, Phil * Green 469 1.1 -1.7
Takhar, Harry * Impact 146 0.4 0.4
Fernando, Charith * Christian 127 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 Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Green Impact Christian
2005 43.1% 39.1% 12.8% 0.0% 2.2% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 40.6% 37.6% 15.4% 2.9% 1.8% 1.1% 0.4% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
596 Birmingham, Edgbaston 3.1%
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%
524 Birmingham, Edgbaston 40.6%
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%
509 Birmingham, Edgbaston 60.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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