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Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Shows the general election results for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey, which is a constituency in Highland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,528 and a turnout of 64.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Alexander, Danny
Majority
8,765
Electorate
72,528
Turnout
64.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 40.7%
Lab 22.1%
SNP 18.7%
Con 13.3%
Christian 1.8%
Green 1.7%
UKIP 1.2%
TUSC 0.3%
JOT 0.2%

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 (%)
Alexander, Danny  LD 19,172 40.7 0.4
Robb, Mike  Lab 10,407 22.1 -8.8
Finnie, John  SNP 8,803 18.7 5.2
Ferguson, Jim  Con 6,278 13.3 3.0
Boyd, Donald * Christian 835 1.8 1.8
Macleod, Donnie * Green 789 1.7 -0.7
Durance, Ross * UKIP 574 1.2 1.2
McDonald, George * TUSC 135 0.3 0.3
Fraser, Kit * JOT 93 0.2 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab SNP Con Christian Green UKIP TUSC JOT Oth SSP
2005 40.3% 30.9% 13.5% 10.3% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 1.0%
2010 40.7% 22.1% 18.7% 13.3% 1.8% 1.7% 1.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
299 Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 18.6%
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%
522 Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 40.7%
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%
348 Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 64.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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