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Kilmarnock and Loudoun

Shows the general election results for Kilmarnock and Loudoun, which is a constituency in East Ayrshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,131 and a turnout of 62.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Jamieson, Cathie
Majority
12,378
Electorate
74,131
Turnout
62.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 52.5%
SNP 26.0%
Con 14.2%
LD 7.3%

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 (%)
Jamieson, Cathie  Lab 24,460 52.5 5.3
Leslie, George  SNP 12,082 26.0 -1.7
McAlpine, Janette  Con 6,592 14.2 2.8
Tombs, Sebastian  LD 3,419 7.3 -3.8

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP Con LD SSP UKIP
2005 47.3% 27.7% 11.3% 11.1% 1.9% 0.7%
2010 52.5% 26.0% 14.2% 7.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
180 Kilmarnock and Loudoun 26.6%
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%
140 Kilmarnock and Loudoun 52.5%
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%
443 Kilmarnock and Loudoun 62.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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