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Bristol South

Shows the general election results for Bristol South, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,579 and a turnout of 61.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Primarolo, Dawn
Majority
4,734
Electorate
78,579
Turnout
61.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.4%
LD 28.7%
Con 22.9%
BNP 3.6%
UKIP 2.6%
Green 2.5%
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 (%)
Primarolo, Dawn  Lab 18,600 38.4 -10.1
Wright, Mark  LD 13,866 28.7 4.9
Lloyd-Davies, Mark  Con 11,086 22.9 3.3
Chidsey, Colin * BNP 1,739 3.6 3.6
McNamee, Colin * UKIP 1,264 2.6 -0.5
Bolton, Charlie * Green 1,216 2.5 -2.5
Clarke, C. S. * Eng Dem 400 0.8 0.8
Baldwin, Tom * TUSC 206 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 LD Con BNP UKIP Green Eng Dem TUSC
2005 48.6% 23.7% 19.6% 0.0% 3.1% 5.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 38.4% 28.7% 22.9% 3.6% 2.6% 2.5% 0.8% 0.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
454 Bristol South 9.8%
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%
584 Bristol South 38.4%
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%
483 Bristol South 61.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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