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Huddersfield

Shows the general election results for Huddersfield, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,318 and a turnout of 61.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Sheerman, Barry
Majority
4,472
Electorate
66,318
Turnout
61.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.8%
Con 27.8%
LD 24.7%
Green 4.0%
BNP 3.9%
TUSC 0.8%

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 (%)
Sheerman, Barry  Lab 15,725 38.8 -7.6
Tweed, Karen  Con 11,253 27.8 6.7
Blanchard, James  LD 10,023 24.7 0.6
Cooper, Andrew * Green 1,641 4.0 -0.6
Firth, Rachel * BNP 1,563 3.9 3.9
Cooney, Paul * TUSC 319 0.8 0.8
* 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 Green BNP TUSC Oth
2005 46.4% 21.1% 24.1% 4.6% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8%
2010 38.8% 27.8% 24.7% 4.0% 3.9% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
437 Huddersfield 11.0%
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%
571 Huddersfield 38.8%
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%
496 Huddersfield 61.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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