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Gordon

Shows the general election results for Gordon, which is a constituency in Aberdeen City. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,420 and a turnout of 66.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Bruce, Malcolm
Majority
6,748
Electorate
73,420
Turnout
66.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 36.0%
SNP 22.2%
Lab 20.1%
Con 18.7%
Green 1.5%
BNP 1.4%

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 (%)
Bruce, Malcolm  LD 17,575 36.0 -9.0
Thomson, Richard  SNP 10,827 22.2 6.2
Crockett, Barney (James)  Lab 9,811 20.1 -0.1
Thomson, Ross  Con 9,111 18.7 1.0
Edwards, Sue * Green 752 1.5 1.5
Jones, Elise * BNP 699 1.4 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD SNP Lab Con Green BNP SSP
2005 45.0% 16.0% 20.2% 17.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 36.0% 22.2% 20.1% 18.7% 1.5% 1.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
374 Gordon 13.8%
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%
623 Gordon 36.0%
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%
279 Gordon 66.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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