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Bradford South

Shows the general election results for Bradford South, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,580 and a turnout of 59.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Sutcliffe, Gerry
Majority
4,622
Electorate
63,580
Turnout
59.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 41.3%
Con 29.1%
LD 18.3%
BNP 7.0%
UKIP 3.5%
DN 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 (%)
Sutcliffe, Gerry  Lab 15,682 41.3 -7.0
Palmer, Matt  Con 11,060 29.1 4.8
Griffiths, Alun  LD 6,948 18.3 3.8
Sutton, Sharon  BNP 2,651 7.0 7.0
Illingworth, Jamie * UKIP 1,339 3.5 2.0
Lewthwaite, James * DN 315 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 Con LD BNP UKIP DN Oth Green
2005 48.3% 24.3% 14.5% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 9.3% 1.9%
2010 41.3% 29.1% 18.3% 7.0% 3.5% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
417 Bradford South 12.2%
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%
500 Bradford South 41.3%
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%
530 Bradford South 59.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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