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Lincoln

Shows the general election results for Lincoln, which is a constituency in Lincolnshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,540 and a turnout of 62.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
McCartney, Karl
Majority
1,058
Electorate
73,540
Turnout
62.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 37.5%
Lab 35.2%
LD 20.2%
BNP 3.0%
UKIP 2.2%
Eng Dem 1.3%
Ind 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 (%)
McCartney, Karl  Con 17,163 37.5 3.3
Merron, Gillian  Lab 16,105 35.2 -8.5
Shore, Reginald  LD 9,256 20.2 1.9
West, Robert * BNP 1,367 3.0 3.0
Smith, Nick * UKIP 1,004 2.2 -1.5
Charles, Ernest * Eng Dem 604 1.3 1.3
Walker, Gary * Ind 222 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 Con Lab LD BNP UKIP Eng Dem Ind
2005 34.2% 43.7% 18.4% 0.0% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 37.5% 35.2% 20.2% 3.0% 2.2% 1.3% 0.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
608 Lincoln 2.3%
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%
602 Lincoln 37.5%
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%
468 Lincoln 62.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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