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Blaydon

Shows the general election results for Blaydon, which is a constituency in North East. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,808 and a turnout of 66.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Anderson, David
Majority
9,117
Electorate
67,808
Turnout
66.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 49.6%
LD 29.3%
Con 15.9%
BNP 5.1%

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 (%)
Anderson, David  Lab 22,297 49.6 -2.0
Bradbury, Neil  LD 13,180 29.3 -8.5
Hall, Glenn  Con 7,159 15.9 7.9
McFarlane, Keith  BNP 2,277 5.1 5.1

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con BNP UKIP
2005 51.6% 37.9% 8.0% 0.0% 2.5%
2010 49.6% 29.3% 15.9% 5.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
281 Blaydon 20.3%
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%
226 Blaydon 49.6%
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%
292 Blaydon 66.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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