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Islington South and Finsbury

Shows the general election results for Islington South and Finsbury, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,650 and a turnout of 64.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Thornberry, Emily
Majority
3,569
Electorate
67,650
Turnout
64.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.3%
LD 34.1%
Con 19.4%
Green 1.6%
UKIP 1.6%
Eng Dem 0.7%
AC 0.3%

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 (%)
Thornberry, Emily  Lab 18,407 42.3 2.4
Fox, Bridget  LD 14,838 34.1 -4.2
Cox, Antonia  Con 8,449 19.4 4.6
Humphreys, James * Green 710 1.6 -3.1
McDonald, Rose-Marie * UKIP 701 1.6 0.1
Dodds, John * Eng Dem 301 0.7 0.7
Deboo, Richard * AC 149 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con Green UKIP Eng Dem AC Oth
2005 39.9% 38.3% 14.8% 4.8% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 42.3% 34.1% 19.4% 1.6% 1.6% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
486 Islington South and Finsbury 8.2%
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%
472 Islington South and Finsbury 42.3%
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%
373 Islington South and Finsbury 64.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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