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Bradford West

Shows the general election results for Bradford West, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,519 and a turnout of 64.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Singh, Marsha
Majority
5,763
Electorate
62,519
Turnout
64.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.3%
Con 31.1%
LD 11.7%
BNP 3.4%
Respect 3.1%
Green 2.3%
UKIP 2.0%
DN 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 (%)
Singh, Marsha  Lab 18,401 45.3 5.6
Iqbal, Zahid  Con 12,638 31.1 -0.2
Hall-Matthews, David  LD 4,732 11.7 -7.4
Sampson, Jenny * BNP 1,370 3.4 3.4
Ali, Arshad * Respect 1,245 3.1 3.1
Ford, David * Green 940 2.3 -0.7
Smith, Jason * UKIP 812 2.0 2.0
Craig, Neil * DN 438 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 Con LD BNP Respect Green UKIP DN Oth
2005 39.7% 31.4% 19.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.9%
2010 45.3% 31.1% 11.7% 3.4% 3.1% 2.3% 2.0% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
365 Bradford West 14.2%
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%
375 Bradford West 45.3%
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%
350 Bradford West 64.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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