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Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

Shows the general election results for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,067 and a turnout of 59.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Clarke, Tom
Majority
20,714
Electorate
70,067
Turnout
59.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 66.6%
SNP 16.8%
LD 8.5%
Con 8.1%

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 (%)
Clarke, Tom  Lab 27,728 66.6 2.1
McGlinchey, Frances  SNP 7,014 16.8 3.3
Elder, Kenneth  LD 3,519 8.5 -3.6
Houston, Fiona  Con 3,374 8.1 0.9

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP LD Con SSP
2005 64.5% 13.6% 12.0% 7.2% 2.7%
2010 66.6% 16.8% 8.5% 8.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
10 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 49.8%
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%
6 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 66.6%
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%
533 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 59.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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