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Hartlepool

Shows the general election results for Hartlepool, which is a constituency in Cleveland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,927 and a turnout of 55.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Wright, Iain
Majority
5,509
Electorate
68,927
Turnout
55.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.5%
Con 28.1%
LD 17.1%
UKIP 7.0%
BNP 5.2%

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 (%)
Wright, Iain  Lab 16,267 42.5 -9.0
Wright, Alan  Con 10,758 28.1 16.7
Clark, Reg  LD 6,533 17.1 -13.3
Allison, Stephen  UKIP 2,682 7.0 3.5
Bage, Ronnie  BNP 2,002 5.2 5.2

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP BNP Oth Green
2005 51.5% 11.5% 30.4% 3.5% 0.0% 2.3% 0.8%
2010 42.5% 28.1% 17.1% 7.0% 5.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
361 Hartlepool 14.4%
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%
462 Hartlepool 42.5%
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%
612 Hartlepool 55.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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