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Bristol West

Shows the general election results for Bristol West, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 82,728 and a turnout of 66.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Williams, Stephen
Majority
11,366
Electorate
82,728
Turnout
66.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 48.0%
Lab 27.5%
Con 18.4%
Green 3.8%
UKIP 1.2%
Ind 0.6%
Eng Dem 0.5%

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 (%)
Williams, Stephen  LD 26,593 48.0 9.0
Smith, Paul  Lab 15,227 27.5 -9.0
Yarker, Nick  Con 10,169 18.4 2.0
Knight, Ricky * Green 2,090 3.8 -1.9
Lees, Chris * UKIP 655 1.2 -0.1
Kushlick, Danny * Ind 343 0.6 0.6
Baker, John * Eng Dem 270 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con Green UKIP Ind Eng Dem Oth
2005 39.1% 36.5% 16.4% 5.6% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 48.0% 27.5% 18.4% 3.8% 1.2% 0.6% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
275 Bristol West 20.5%
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%
283 Bristol West 48.0%
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%
264 Bristol West 66.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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