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Makerfield

Shows the general election results for Makerfield, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,813 and a turnout of 59.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Fovargue, Yvonne
Majority
12,490
Electorate
73,813
Turnout
59.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 47.3%
Con 18.8%
LD 16.2%
Ind 7.8%
BNP 7.4%
Ind 2.6%

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 (%)
Fovargue, Yvonne  Lab 20,700 47.3 -14.8
Ali, Itrat  Con 8,210 18.8 5.2
Crowther, David  LD 7,082 16.2 4.8
Brierley, Bob  Ind 3,424 7.8 7.8
Haslam, Ken  BNP 3,229 7.4 7.4
Mather, John * Ind 1,126 2.6 2.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Ind BNP Ind Oth UKIP
2005 62.1% 13.6% 11.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.8% 2.1%
2010 47.3% 18.8% 16.2% 7.8% 7.4% 7.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
144 Makerfield 28.5%
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%
309 Makerfield 47.3%
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%
540 Makerfield 59.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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