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Erith and Thamesmead

Shows the general election results for Erith and Thamesmead, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,900 and a turnout of 60.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Pearce, Teresa
Majority
5,703
Electorate
69,900
Turnout
60.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 44.9%
Con 31.5%
LD 12.0%
BNP 5.1%
UKIP 2.7%
Eng Dem 1.1%
Ind 1.0%
CPA 0.9%
Green 0.8%

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 (%)
Pearce, Teresa  Lab 19,068 44.9 -7.7
Bloom, Colin  Con 13,365 31.5 5.0
Cunliffe, Alexander  LD 5,116 12.0 -0.8
Saunders, Kevin  BNP 2,184 5.1 5.1
Perrin, Pamela * UKIP 1,139 2.7 -1.1
Williams, Laurence * Eng Dem 465 1.1 1.1
Akinoshun, Abbey * Ind 438 1.0 1.0
Cordle, Sid * CPA 379 0.9 0.9
Powley, Marek * Green 322 0.8 0.8
* 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 BNP UKIP Eng Dem Ind CPA Green Oth
2005 52.6% 26.5% 12.8% 0.0% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2010 44.9% 31.5% 12.0% 5.1% 2.7% 1.1% 1.0% 0.9% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
381 Erith and Thamesmead 13.4%
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%
389 Erith and Thamesmead 44.9%
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%
504 Erith and Thamesmead 60.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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