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Carlisle

Shows the general election results for Carlisle, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,263 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Stevenson, John
Majority
853
Electorate
65,263
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.3%
Lab 37.3%
LD 15.6%
BNP 2.6%
UKIP 2.3%
Green 1.5%
TUSC 0.9%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Stevenson, John  Con 16,589 39.3 5.9
Boaden, Michael  Lab 15,736 37.3 -9.6
Hughes, Neil  LD 6,567 15.6 -1.0
Stafford, Paul * BNP 1,086 2.6 2.6
Owen, Michael * UKIP 969 2.3 0.0
Reardon, John * Green 614 1.5 1.5
Metcalfe, John * TUSC 376 0.9 0.9
Howe, Peter * Ind 263 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD BNP UKIP Green TUSC Ind Oth
2005 33.4% 46.8% 16.6% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 39.3% 37.3% 15.6% 2.6% 2.3% 1.5% 0.9% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
613 Carlisle 2.0%
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%
556 Carlisle 39.3%
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%
363 Carlisle 64.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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