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Darlington

Shows the general election results for Darlington, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,168 and a turnout of 62.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Chapman, Jenny
Majority
3,388
Electorate
68,168
Turnout
62.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 39.4%
Con 31.5%
LD 23.4%
BNP 2.9%
UKIP 2.8%

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 (%)
Chapman, Jenny  Lab 16,891 39.4 -12.9
Legard, Edward  Con 13,503 31.5 5.4
Barker, Michael  LD 10,046 23.4 5.0
Foster, Amanda * BNP 1,262 2.9 2.9
Bull, Charlotte * UKIP 1,194 2.8 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 Oth
2005 52.3% 26.1% 18.5% 0.0% 1.9% 1.3%
2010 39.4% 31.5% 23.4% 2.9% 2.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
496 Darlington 7.9%
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%
555 Darlington 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%
437 Darlington 62.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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