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East Renfrewshire

Shows the general election results for East Renfrewshire, which is a constituency in East Renfrewshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,249 and a turnout of 77.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Murphy, Jim
Majority
10,420
Electorate
66,249
Turnout
77.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 50.8%
Con 30.4%
LD 9.2%
SNP 8.9%
UKIP 0.7%

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 (%)
Murphy, Jim  Lab 25,987 50.8 6.9
Cook, Richard  Con 15,567 30.4 0.5
MacDonald, Gordon  LD 4,720 9.2 -9.0
Archer, Gordon  SNP 4,535 8.9 2.0
Mackay, Donald * UKIP 372 0.7 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD SNP UKIP SSP
2005 43.9% 29.9% 18.3% 6.8% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 50.8% 30.4% 9.2% 8.9% 0.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
279 East Renfrewshire 20.4%
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%
190 East Renfrewshire 50.8%
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%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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