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Dumfries and Galloway

Shows the general election results for Dumfries and Galloway, which is a constituency in Dumfries & Galloway. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,584 and a turnout of 70%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Brown, Russell
Majority
7,449
Electorate
74,584
Turnout
70%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.9%
Con 31.6%
SNP 12.3%
LD 8.8%
UKIP 1.3%

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 (%)
Brown, Russell  Lab 23,950 45.9 4.8
Duncan, Peter  Con 16,501 31.6 -3.7
Wood, Andrew  SNP 6,419 12.3 0.2
Brodie, Richard  LD 4,608 8.8 0.5
Wright, William * UKIP 695 1.3 1.3
* 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 SNP LD UKIP Green SSP Oth
2005 41.1% 35.4% 12.1% 8.4% 0.0% 1.5% 1.0% 0.6%
2010 45.9% 31.6% 12.3% 8.8% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
363 Dumfries and Galloway 14.3%
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%
349 Dumfries and Galloway 45.9%
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%
141 Dumfries and Galloway 70.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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