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Lewisham West and Penge

Shows the general election results for Lewisham West and Penge, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,022 and a turnout of 65.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Dowd, Jim
Majority
5,828
Electorate
69,022
Turnout
65.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 41.1%
LD 28.1%
Con 25.5%
UKIP 2.5%
Green 2.1%
CPA 0.7%

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 (%)
Dowd, Jim  Lab 18,501 41.1 -5.2
Feakes, Alex  LD 12,673 28.1 1.0
Phillips, Chris  Con 11,489 25.5 3.9
Staveley, Pete * UKIP 1,117 2.5 -0.1
Phoenix, Romayne * Green 931 2.1 -0.3
Hammond, S. C. * CPA 317 0.7 0.7
* 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 Green CPA
2005 46.3% 27.1% 21.6% 2.5% 2.4% 0.0%
2010 41.1% 28.1% 25.5% 2.5% 2.1% 0.7%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
391 Lewisham West and Penge 12.9%
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%
509 Lewisham West and Penge 41.1%
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%
332 Lewisham West and Penge 65.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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