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Glenrothes

Shows the general election results for Glenrothes, which is a constituency in Fife. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,765 and a turnout of 59.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Roy, Lindsay
Majority
16,448
Electorate
67,765
Turnout
59.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 62.3%
SNP 21.7%
LD 7.7%
Con 7.2%
UKIP 1.0%

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 (%)
Roy, Lindsay  Lab 25,247 62.3 10.4
Alexander, David  SNP 8,799 21.7 -1.6
Wills, Harry  LD 3,108 7.7 -5.0
Low, Shiela  Con 2,922 7.2 0.1
Seunarine, Kris * UKIP 425 1.0 -0.1
* 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 UKIP Oth SSP
2005 51.9% 23.4% 12.7% 7.1% 1.2% 1.9% 1.9%
2010 62.3% 21.7% 7.7% 7.2% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
27 Glenrothes 40.6%
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%
15 Glenrothes 62.3%
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%
529 Glenrothes 59.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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