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Leyton and Wanstead

Shows the general election results for Leyton and Wanstead, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,541 and a turnout of 63.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Cryer, John
Majority
6,416
Electorate
63,541
Turnout
63.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 43.6%
LD 27.6%
Con 22.2%
UKIP 2.7%
Green 1.4%
BNP 1.4%
Christian 0.9%
IFED 0.2%

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 (%)
Cryer, John  Lab 17,511 43.6 -2.2
Qureshi, Farooq  LD 11,095 27.6 2.9
Northover, Edwin  Con 8,928 22.2 -0.5
Wood, Graham * UKIP 1,080 2.7 0.9
Gunstock, Ashley * Green 562 1.4 -3.0
Clift, Jim * BNP 561 1.4 1.4
Bhatti, S. K. * Christian 342 0.9 0.9
Levin, M. * IFED 80 0.2 0.2
* 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 UKIP Green BNP Christian IFED Oth
2005 45.8% 24.7% 22.8% 1.8% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 43.6% 27.6% 22.2% 2.7% 1.4% 1.4% 0.9% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
338 Leyton and Wanstead 16.0%
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%
429 Leyton and Wanstead 43.6%
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%
425 Leyton and Wanstead 63.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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