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Bristol East

Shows the general election results for Bristol East, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,448 and a turnout of 64.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
McCarthy, Kerry
Majority
3,722
Electorate
69,448
Turnout
64.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 36.6%
Con 28.3%
LD 24.4%
BNP 4.4%
UKIP 3.4%
Green 1.8%
Eng Dem 0.8%
TUSC 0.4%

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 (%)
McCarthy, Kerry  Lab 16,471 36.6 -8.9
Shafi, Adeela  Con 12,749 28.3 0.2
Popham, Michael  LD 10,993 24.4 4.7
Jenkins, Brian * BNP 1,960 4.4 4.4
Collins, Philip * UKIP 1,510 3.4 0.7
Vowles, Glenn * Green 803 1.8 -0.9
Wright, Scott * Eng Dem 347 0.8 0.8
Lynch, Rae * TUSC 184 0.4 0.4
* 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 Green Eng Dem TUSC Oth
2005 45.5% 28.2% 19.7% 0.0% 2.7% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 36.6% 28.3% 24.4% 4.4% 3.4% 1.8% 0.8% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
485 Bristol East 8.3%
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%
618 Bristol East 36.6%
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%
353 Bristol East 64.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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