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Falkirk

Shows the general election results for Falkirk, which is a constituency in Falkirk. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 81,869 and a turnout of 62%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Joyce, Eric
Majority
7,843
Electorate
81,869
Turnout
62%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.7%
SNP 30.3%
Con 11.2%
LD 10.3%
UKIP 2.5%

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 (%)
Joyce, Eric  Lab 23,207 45.7 -5.1
McNally, John  SNP 15,364 30.3 8.9
Mackie, Katie  Con 5,698 11.2 1.3
Leach, Kieran  LD 5,225 10.3 -5.7
Goldie, Brian * UKIP 1,283 2.5 2.5
* 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 UKIP SSP
2005 50.9% 21.4% 9.9% 16.0% 0.0% 1.8%
2010 45.7% 30.3% 11.2% 10.3% 2.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
342 Falkirk 15.4%
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%
362 Falkirk 45.7%
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%
472 Falkirk 62.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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