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Dundee West

Shows the general election results for Dundee West, which is a constituency in Dundee City. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,013 and a turnout of 58.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
McGovern, Jim
Majority
7,278
Electorate
63,013
Turnout
58.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 48.5%
SNP 28.9%
LD 11.4%
Con 9.3%
Ind 1.0%
BNP 1.0%

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 (%)
McGovern, Jim  Lab 17,994 48.5 3.9
Barrie, James  SNP 10,716 28.9 -1.2
Barnett, John  LD 4,233 11.4 -3.0
Stewart, Colin  Con 3,461 9.3 1.0
McBride, Andy * Ind 365 1.0 1.0
McFarlane, Jim * BNP 357 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP LD Con Ind BNP SSP
2005 44.6% 30.0% 14.4% 8.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 48.5% 28.9% 11.4% 9.3% 1.0% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
290 Dundee West 19.6%
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%
266 Dundee West 48.5%
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%
551 Dundee West 58.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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