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Blackpool South

Shows the general election results for Blackpool South, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,027 and a turnout of 55.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Marsden, Gordon
Majority
1,852
Electorate
63,027
Turnout
55.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 41.1%
Con 35.8%
LD 14.4%
BNP 4.2%
UKIP 3.8%
Integrity 0.7%

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 (%)
Marsden, Gordon  Lab 14,449 41.1 -7.5
Bell, Ron  Con 12,597 35.8 4.9
Holt, Doreen  LD 5,082 14.4 -0.7
Goodwin, Roy * BNP 1,482 4.2 4.2
Howitt, Hamish * UKIP 1,352 3.8 1.7
Tun, Sithu * Integrity 230 0.7 0.7
* 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 Integrity Oth
2005 48.5% 30.9% 15.1% 0.0% 2.2% 0.0% 3.3%
2010 41.1% 35.8% 14.4% 4.2% 3.8% 0.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
551 Blackpool South 5.3%
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%
511 Blackpool South 41.1%
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%
608 Blackpool South 55.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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