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Heywood and Middleton

Shows the general election results for Heywood and Middleton, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 80,171 and a turnout of 57.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Dobbin, Jim
Majority
5,971
Electorate
80,171
Turnout
57.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.1%
Con 27.2%
LD 22.7%
BNP 7.0%
UKIP 2.6%
Ind 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 (%)
Dobbin, Jim  Lab 18,499 40.1 -8.2
Holly, Mike  Con 12,528 27.2 5.4
Hobhouse, Wera  LD 10,474 22.7 2.5
Greenwood, Peter  BNP 3,239 7.0 7.0
Cecil, Victoria * UKIP 1,215 2.6 0.7
Lee, Chrissy * Ind 170 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 Con LD BNP UKIP Ind Oth
2005 48.3% 21.7% 20.2% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0% 7.8%
2010 40.1% 27.2% 22.7% 7.0% 2.6% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
390 Heywood and Middleton 12.9%
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%
535 Heywood and Middleton 40.1%
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%
582 Heywood and Middleton 57.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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