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Birmingham, Yardley

Shows the general election results for Birmingham, Yardley, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,321 and a turnout of 56.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Hemming, John
Majority
3,002
Electorate
72,321
Turnout
56.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 39.6%
Lab 32.2%
Con 19.2%
BNP 5.3%
UKIP 2.9%
NF 0.9%

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 (%)
Hemming, John  LD 16,162 39.6 -2.5
Kelly, Lynette  Lab 13,160 32.2 -2.5
Jenkins, Meirion  Con 7,836 19.2 8.6
Lumby, Tanya  BNP 2,153 5.3 5.3
Duffen, Graham * UKIP 1,190 2.9 1.2
Morris, Paul * NF 349 0.9 0.9
* 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 UKIP NF Oth Green
2005 42.0% 34.7% 10.6% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 10.5% 0.5%
2010 39.6% 32.2% 19.2% 5.3% 2.9% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
505 Birmingham, Yardley 7.3%
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%
549 Birmingham, Yardley 39.6%
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%
598 Birmingham, Yardley 56.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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