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Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

Shows the general election results for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle, which is a constituency in Humberside. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 57,264 and a turnout of 55%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Johnson, Alan
Majority
5,742
Electorate
57,264
Turnout
55%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.5%
LD 24.2%
Con 20.2%
UKIP 5.4%
BNP 4.5%
Eng Dem 2.8%
TUSC 0.5%

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 (%)
Johnson, Alan  Lab 13,378 42.5 -12.6
Ross, Mike  LD 7,636 24.2 3.2
Shores, Gary  Con 6,361 20.2 -0.5
Horden, Ken  UKIP 1,688 5.4 5.4
Scott, Edward * BNP 1,416 4.5 4.5
Mawer, Peter * Eng Dem 876 2.8 2.8
Gibson, Keith * TUSC 150 0.5 0.5
* 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 UKIP BNP Eng Dem TUSC Oth
2005 55.1% 21.0% 20.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.2%
2010 42.5% 24.2% 20.2% 5.4% 4.5% 2.8% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
305 Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle 18.2%
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%
466 Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle 42.5%
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%
621 Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle 55.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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