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Glasgow East

Shows the general election results for Glasgow East, which is a constituency in Glasgow City. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,865 and a turnout of 52%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Curran, Margaret
Majority
11,840
Electorate
61,865
Turnout
52%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 61.6%
SNP 24.7%
LD 5.0%
Con 4.5%
BNP 2.1%
SSP 1.4%
UKIP 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 (%)
Curran, Margaret  Lab 19,797 61.6 0.9
Mason, John  SNP 7,957 24.7 7.7
Ward, Kevin  LD 1,617 5.0 -6.8
Khan, Hamira * Con 1,453 4.5 -2.4
Finnie, Joseph * BNP 677 2.1 2.1
Curran, Frances * SSP 454 1.4 -2.1
Thackeray, Arthur Misty * UKIP 209 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 Lab SNP LD Con BNP SSP UKIP
2005 60.7% 17.0% 11.8% 6.9% 0.0% 3.5% 0.0%
2010 61.6% 24.7% 5.0% 4.5% 2.1% 1.4% 0.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
45 Glasgow East 36.8%
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%
17 Glasgow East 61.6%
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%
637 Glasgow East 52.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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