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Lewisham, Deptford

Shows the general election results for Lewisham, Deptford, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,058 and a turnout of 61.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Ruddock, Joan
Majority
12,499
Electorate
67,058
Turnout
61.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 53.7%
LD 23.4%
Con 13.5%
Green 6.7%
TUSC 1.6%
CPA 1.2%

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 (%)
Ruddock, Joan  Lab 22,132 53.7 -1.7
Langley, Tamora  LD 9,633 23.4 5.4
Townsend, Gemma  Con 5,551 13.5 0.8
Johnson, Darren  Green 2,772 6.7 -3.3
Page, Ian * TUSC 645 1.6 1.6
Martin, Malcolm * CPA 487 1.2 1.2
* 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 TUSC CPA Oth UKIP
2005 55.4% 17.9% 12.7% 10.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 1.8%
2010 53.7% 23.4% 13.5% 6.7% 1.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
117 Lewisham, Deptford 30.3%
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%
112 Lewisham, Deptford 53.7%
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%
487 Lewisham, Deptford 61.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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