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Glasgow Central

Shows the general election results for Glasgow Central, which is a constituency in Glasgow City. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 60,105 and a turnout of 50.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Sarwar, Anas
Majority
10,551
Electorate
60,105
Turnout
50.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 52.0%
SNP 17.5%
LD 16.4%
Con 7.1%
Green 2.6%
BNP 2.0%
SSP 1.2%
UKIP 0.8%
Pirate 0.4%

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 (%)
Sarwar, Anas  Lab 15,908 52.0 3.8
Saeed, Osama  SNP 5,357 17.5 2.7
Young, Christopher  LD 5,010 16.4 -1.4
Bradley, John  Con 2,158 7.1 0.8
Whitelaw, Alastair * Green 800 2.6 -2.3
Holt, Ian * BNP 616 2.0 2.0
Nesbitt, James * SSP 357 1.2 -2.8
Urquhart, Ramsay * UKIP 246 0.8 0.8
Archibald, Finlay * Pirate 128 0.4 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 SNP LD Con Green BNP SSP UKIP Pirate Oth
2005 48.2% 14.8% 17.8% 6.3% 4.9% 0.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
2010 52.0% 17.5% 16.4% 7.1% 2.6% 2.0% 1.2% 0.8% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
64 Glasgow Central 34.5%
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%
153 Glasgow Central 52.0%
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%
641 Glasgow Central 50.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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