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Bootle

Shows the general election results for Bootle, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,422 and a turnout of 57.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Benton, Joe
Majority
21,181
Electorate
71,422
Turnout
57.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 66.4%
LD 15.1%
Con 8.9%
UKIP 6.1%
BNP 2.3%
TUSC 1.1%

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 (%)
Benton, Joe  Lab 27,426 66.4 -4.6
Murray, James  LD 6,245 15.1 -1.4
Qureshi, Sohail  Con 3,678 8.9 1.5
Nuttall, Paul  UKIP 2,514 6.1 2.8
Stewart, Charles * BNP 942 2.3 2.3
Glover, Pete * TUSC 472 1.1 1.1
* 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 UKIP BNP TUSC Oth
2005 71.0% 16.6% 7.4% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
2010 66.4% 15.1% 8.9% 6.1% 2.3% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
8 Bootle 51.3%
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%
7 Bootle 66.4%
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%
577 Bootle 57.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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