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Bolton West

Shows the general election results for Bolton West, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,284 and a turnout of 66.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Hilling, Julie
Majority
92
Electorate
71,284
Turnout
66.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.5%
Con 38.3%
LD 17.2%
UKIP 4.0%
Green 1.1%
Ind 0.5%
You 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 (%)
Hilling, Julie  Lab 18,327 38.5 -6.8
Williams, Susan  Con 18,235 38.3 4.9
Pearcey, Jackie  LD 8,177 17.2 -1.8
Lamb, Harry * UKIP 1,901 4.0 2.6
Mann, Rachel * Green 545 1.1 1.1
Jones, J. * Ind 254 0.5 0.5
Bagnall, D. * You 137 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 UKIP Green Ind You Oth
2005 45.4% 33.4% 18.9% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 38.5% 38.3% 17.2% 4.0% 1.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
646 Bolton West 0.2%
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%
581 Bolton West 38.5%
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%
266 Bolton West 66.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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