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East Dunbartonshire

Shows the general election results for East Dunbartonshire, which is a constituency in East Dunbartonshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,795 and a turnout of 75.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Swinson, Jo
Majority
2,184
Electorate
63,795
Turnout
75.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 38.7%
Lab 34.1%
Con 15.5%
SNP 10.5%
UKIP 1.1%

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 (%)
Swinson, Jo  LD 18,551 38.7 -3.1
Galbraith, Mary  Lab 16,367 34.1 1.0
Nolan, Mark  Con 7,431 15.5 -1.0
White, Iain  SNP 5,054 10.5 4.7
Beeley, James * UKIP 545 1.1 1.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con SNP UKIP Green SSP
2005 41.8% 33.1% 16.5% 5.8% 0.0% 1.9% 0.9%
2010 38.7% 34.1% 15.5% 10.5% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
568 East Dunbartonshire 4.6%
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%
575 East Dunbartonshire 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%
10 East Dunbartonshire 75.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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