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East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

Shows the general election results for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow, which is a constituency in South Lanarkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,534 and a turnout of 66.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
McCann, Michael
Majority
14,503
Electorate
76,534
Turnout
66.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 51.5%
SNP 23.0%
Con 13.0%
LD 9.9%
Green 2.0%
Ind 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 (%)
McCann, Michael  Lab 26,241 51.5 2.8
McKenna, John  SNP 11,738 23.0 5.1
Simpson, Graham  Con 6,613 13.0 3.0
Loughon, John  LD 5,052 9.9 -6.6
Robb, Kirsten * Green 1,003 2.0 -1.3
Houston, John * Ind 299 0.6 0.6
* 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 Con LD Green Ind Oth
2005 48.7% 17.9% 10.0% 16.6% 3.3% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 51.5% 23.0% 13.0% 9.9% 2.0% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
146 East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow 28.5%
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%
177 East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow 51.5%
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%
273 East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow 66.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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