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Bury South

Shows the general election results for Bury South, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,544 and a turnout of 65.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Lewis, Ivan
Majority
3,292
Electorate
73,544
Turnout
65.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.4%
Con 33.6%
LD 18.2%
BNP 3.6%
UKIP 2.1%
Eng Dem 1.0%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Lewis, Ivan  Lab 19,508 40.4 -10.5
Wiseman, Michelle  Con 16,216 33.6 5.5
D'Albert, Victor  LD 8,796 18.2 1.1
Purdy, Jean * BNP 1,743 3.6 3.6
Chadwick, Paul * UKIP 1,017 2.1 -0.5
Morris, Valarie * Eng Dem 494 1.0 1.0
Heron, George * Green 493 1.0 1.0
* 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 Eng Dem Green Oth
2005 50.9% 28.1% 17.1% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 40.4% 33.6% 18.2% 3.6% 2.1% 1.0% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
523 Bury South 6.8%
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%
527 Bury South 40.4%
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%
311 Bury South 65.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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