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Dundee East

Shows the general election results for Dundee East, which is a constituency in Dundee City. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,471 and a turnout of 62%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Hosie, Stewart
Majority
1,821
Electorate
65,471
Turnout
62%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
SNP 37.8%
Lab 33.3%
Con 15.2%
LD 10.6%
Green 1.3%
UKIP 1.1%
SSP 0.6%

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 (%)
Hosie, Stewart  SNP 15,350 37.8 0.6
Murray, Katrina  Lab 13,529 33.3 -2.9
Bustin, Chris  Con 6,177 15.2 2.4
Sneddon, Clive  LD 4,285 10.6 -0.8
Baird, Shiona * Green 542 1.3 1.3
Arthur, Michael * UKIP 431 1.1 0.3
Gorrie, Angela * SSP 254 0.6 -0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con LD Green UKIP SSP Oth
2005 37.2% 36.2% 12.8% 11.4% 0.0% 0.7% 1.4% 0.3%
2010 37.8% 33.3% 15.2% 10.6% 1.3% 1.1% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
569 Dundee East 4.5%
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%
598 Dundee East 37.8%
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%
473 Dundee East 62.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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