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Central Ayrshire

Shows the general election results for Central Ayrshire, which is a constituency in North Ayrshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,352 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Donohoe, Brian
Majority
12,007
Electorate
68,352
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 47.7%
Con 20.4%
SNP 19.0%
LD 11.9%
SLP 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 (%)
Donohoe, Brian  Lab 20,950 47.7 1.3
Golden, Maurice  Con 8,943 20.4 -1.8
Mullen, John  SNP 8,364 19.0 7.5
Chamberlain, Andrew  LD 5,236 11.9 -4.1
McDaid, John * SLP 422 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 SNP LD SLP SSP Oth UKIP
2005 46.4% 22.1% 11.6% 16.1% 0.0% 1.9% 1.1% 0.8%
2010 47.7% 20.4% 19.0% 11.9% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
171 Central Ayrshire 27.3%
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%
292 Central Ayrshire 47.7%
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%
378 Central Ayrshire 64.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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