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Bradford East

Shows the general election results for Bradford East, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,116 and a turnout of 62.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Ward, David
Majority
365
Electorate
65,116
Turnout
62.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 33.7%
Lab 32.8%
Con 26.8%
BNP 4.6%
Ind 0.9%
Ind 0.6%
NF 0.5%

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 (%)
Ward, David  LD 13,637 33.7 3.9
Rooney, Terry  Lab 13,272 32.8 -11.3
Riaz, Mohammed  Con 10,860 26.8 9.4
Poynton, Neville * BNP 1,854 4.6 4.6
Hussain, Raja * Ind 375 0.9 0.9
Shields, Peter * Ind 237 0.6 0.6
Robinson, Gerry * NF 222 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con BNP Ind Ind NF Oth Green
2005 29.8% 44.1% 17.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.9% 1.8%
2010 33.7% 32.8% 26.8% 4.6% 0.9% 0.9% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
628 Bradford East 0.9%
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%
640 Bradford East 33.7%
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%
471 Bradford East 62.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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