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Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

Shows the general election results for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, which is a constituency in Highland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 47,263 and a turnout of 60.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Thurso, John
Majority
4,826
Electorate
47,263
Turnout
60.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 41.4%
Lab 24.6%
SNP 19.2%
Con 13.0%
Ind 1.8%

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 (%)
Thurso, John  LD 11,907 41.4 -9.1
Mackay, John  Lab 7,081 24.6 3.7
Urquhart, Jean  SNP 5,516 19.2 5.8
Graham, Alastair  Con 3,744 13.0 2.8
Campbell, Gordon * Ind 520 1.8 1.8
* 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 SNP Con Ind Oth SSP
2005 50.5% 20.9% 13.3% 10.2% 0.0% 3.1% 2.0%
2010 41.4% 24.6% 19.2% 13.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
330 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 16.8%
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%
497 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 41.4%
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%
502 Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 60.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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