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East Lothian

Shows the general election results for East Lothian, which is a constituency in East Lothian. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,348 and a turnout of 67%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
O'Donnell, Fiona
Majority
12,258
Electorate
73,348
Turnout
67%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 44.6%
Con 19.7%
LD 16.9%
SNP 16.0%
Green 1.8%
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 (%)
O'Donnell, Fiona  Lab 21,919 44.6 3.1
Veitch, Michael  Con 9,661 19.7 3.7
Ritchie, Stuart  LD 8,288 16.9 -8.0
Sharp, Andrew  SNP 7,883 16.0 2.9
Mackenzie, James * Green 862 1.8 -0.7
Lloyd, Jonathan * UKIP 548 1.1 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD SNP Green UKIP SSP Oth
2005 41.5% 16.0% 24.8% 13.1% 2.5% 0.7% 1.1% 0.4%
2010 44.6% 19.7% 16.9% 16.0% 1.8% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
202 East Lothian 24.9%
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%
400 East Lothian 44.6%
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%
260 East Lothian 67.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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