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Bridgend

Shows the general election results for Bridgend, which is a constituency in Bridgend. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 58,700 and a turnout of 65.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Moon, Madeleine
Majority
2,263
Electorate
58,700
Turnout
65.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 36.3%
Con 30.4%
LD 22.6%
PC 5.9%
BNP 2.7%
UKIP 2.1%

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 (%)
Moon, Madeleine  Lab 13,931 36.3 -6.6
Baker, Helen  Con 11,668 30.4 5.4
Morgan, Wayne  LD 8,658 22.6 0.5
Thomas, Nick  PC 2,269 5.9 -1.0
Urch, Brian * BNP 1,020 2.7 2.7
Fulton, Dave * UKIP 801 2.1 0.7
* 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 PC BNP UKIP Green
2005 42.9% 25.0% 22.0% 6.9% 0.0% 1.4% 1.7%
2010 36.3% 30.4% 22.6% 5.9% 2.7% 2.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
541 Bridgend 5.9%
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%
621 Bridgend 36.3%
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%
327 Bridgend 65.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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