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Easington

Shows the general election results for Easington, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,879 and a turnout of 54.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Morris, Grahame
Majority
14,982
Electorate
63,879
Turnout
54.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 58.9%
LD 16.0%
Con 13.7%
BNP 6.6%
UKIP 4.7%

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 (%)
Morris, Grahame  Lab 20,579 58.9 -12.4
Saville, Tara  LD 5,597 16.0 3.1
Harrison, Richard  Con 4,790 13.7 3.0
Dunn, Cheryl  BNP 2,317 6.6 6.6
Aiken, Martyn * UKIP 1,631 4.7 4.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con BNP UKIP Oth
2005 71.3% 12.9% 10.7% 0.0% 0.0% 5.1%
2010 58.9% 16.0% 13.7% 6.6% 4.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
18 Easington 42.9%
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%
37 Easington 58.9%
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%
623 Easington 54.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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