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Blyth Valley

Shows the general election results for Blyth Valley, which is a constituency in Northumberland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,900 and a turnout of 61.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Campbell, Ronnie
Majority
6,668
Electorate
62,900
Turnout
61.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 44.5%
LD 27.2%
Con 16.6%
BNP 4.4%
UKIP 4.3%
Ind 2.1%
Eng Dem 0.8%

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 (%)
Campbell, Ronnie  Lab 17,156 44.5 -10.5
Reid, Jeffrey  LD 10,488 27.2 -3.9
Flux, Barry  Con 6,412 16.6 2.7
Fairbairn, Steve * BNP 1,699 4.4 4.4
Condon, James * UKIP 1,665 4.3 4.3
Elliot, Barry * Ind 819 2.1 2.1
White, Allan * Eng Dem 327 0.8 0.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con BNP UKIP Ind Eng Dem
2005 55.0% 31.1% 13.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 44.5% 27.2% 16.6% 4.4% 4.3% 2.1% 0.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
319 Blyth Valley 17.3%
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%
405 Blyth Valley 44.5%
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%
492 Blyth Valley 61.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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