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Copeland

Shows the general election results for Copeland, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,149 and a turnout of 67.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Reed, Jamie
Majority
3,833
Electorate
63,149
Turnout
67.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 46.0%
Con 37.1%
LD 10.2%
BNP 3.4%
UKIP 2.3%
Green 0.9%

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 (%)
Reed, Jamie  Lab 19,699 46.0 -0.7
Whiteside, Chris  Con 15,866 37.1 3.6
Hollowell, Frank  LD 4,365 10.2 -3.7
Jefferson, Clive * BNP 1,474 3.4 3.4
Caley-Knowles, Ted * UKIP 994 2.3 0.0
Perry, Jill * Green 389 0.9 0.9
* 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 Green Oth
2005 46.7% 33.5% 13.9% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 3.6%
2010 46.0% 37.1% 10.2% 3.4% 2.3% 0.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
473 Copeland 9.0%
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%
343 Copeland 46.0%
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%
225 Copeland 67.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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