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Croydon Central

Shows the general election results for Croydon Central, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,349 and a turnout of 65.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Barwell, Gavin
Majority
2,879
Electorate
76,349
Turnout
65.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.4%
Lab 33.6%
LD 13.2%
Ind 6.5%
BNP 2.9%
UKIP 2.0%
Green 1.2%
Christian 0.5%
MRLP 0.4%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Barwell, Gavin  Con 19,567 39.4 -1.0
Ryan, Gerry  Lab 16,688 33.6 -7.5
Lambell, Peter  LD 6,553 13.2 0.4
Pelling, Andrew  Ind 3,239 6.5 6.5
Le May, Chris * BNP 1,448 2.9 2.9
Atkinson, Ralph * UKIP 997 2.0 -0.2
Golberg, Bernice * Green 581 1.2 -1.0
Gitau, James * Christian 264 0.5 0.5
Cartwright, John * MRLP 192 0.4 0.4
Castle, Michael * Ind 138 0.3 0.3
* 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 Ind BNP UKIP Green Christian MRLP Ind Oth
2005 40.4% 41.1% 12.8% 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 39.4% 33.6% 13.2% 6.5% 2.9% 2.0% 1.2% 0.5% 0.4% 6.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
542 Croydon Central 5.8%
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%
553 Croydon Central 39.4%
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%
342 Croydon Central 65.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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