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Dudley North

Shows the general election results for Dudley North, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 60,838 and a turnout of 63.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Austin, Ian
Majority
649
Electorate
60,838
Turnout
63.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.7%
Con 37.0%
LD 10.5%
UKIP 8.5%
BNP 4.9%
NF 0.4%

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 (%)
Austin, Ian  Lab 14,923 38.7 -3.9
Brown, Graeme  Con 14,274 37.0 5.6
Beckett, Mike  LD 4,066 10.5 0.0
Davis, Malcolm  UKIP 3,267 8.5 3.9
Griffiths, Ken * BNP 1,899 4.9 4.9
Inman, Kevin * NF 173 0.4 0.4
* 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 UKIP BNP NF Oth
2005 42.6% 31.4% 10.5% 4.6% 0.0% 0.0% 10.9%
2010 38.7% 37.0% 10.5% 8.5% 4.9% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
619 Dudley North 1.7%
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%
577 Dudley North 38.7%
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%
411 Dudley North 63.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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