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Foyle

Shows the general election results for Foyle, which is a constituency in Derry. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,843 and a turnout of 57.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SDLP
Social Democratic & Labour Party Hold
Durkan, Mark
Majority
4,824
Electorate
65,843
Turnout
57.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
SDLP 44.7%
SF 31.9%
DUP 11.8%
Ind 7.7%
UCU 3.2%
Alliance 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 (%)
Durkan, Mark  SDLP 16,922 44.7 -1.6
Anderson, Martina  SF 12,098 31.9 -1.3
Devenney, Maurice  DUP 4,489 11.8 -2.5
McCann, Eamonn  Ind 2,936 7.7 7.7
Harding, David * UCU 1,221 3.2 3.2
McGrellis, Keith * Alliance 223 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 SDLP SF DUP Ind UCU Alliance Oth UUP
2005 46.3% 33.2% 14.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.7% 2.4%
2010 44.7% 31.9% 11.8% 7.7% 3.2% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
396 Foyle 12.7%
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%
395 Foyle 44.7%
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%
579 Foyle 57.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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