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Leeds West

Shows the general election results for Leeds West, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,453 and a turnout of 57.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Reeves, Rachel
Majority
7,016
Electorate
67,453
Turnout
57.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.3%
LD 24.2%
Con 19.7%
BNP 6.1%
Green 4.7%
UKIP 2.9%

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 (%)
Reeves, Rachel  Lab 16,389 42.3 -13.9
Coleman, Ruth  LD 9,373 24.2 6.8
Marjoram, Joe  Con 7,641 19.7 5.6
Beverley, Joanna  BNP 2,377 6.1 6.1
Blackburn, David * Green 1,832 4.7 -2.5
Miles, Jeff * UKIP 1,140 2.9 1.1
* 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 BNP Green UKIP Oth
2005 56.2% 17.4% 14.1% 0.0% 7.2% 1.8% 3.3%
2010 42.3% 24.2% 19.7% 6.1% 4.7% 2.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
308 Leeds West 18.1%
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%
471 Leeds West 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%
586 Leeds West 57.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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