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Manchester, Gorton

Shows the general election results for Manchester, Gorton, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,933 and a turnout of 50.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Kaufman, Gerald
Majority
6,703
Electorate
75,933
Turnout
50.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 50.1%
LD 32.6%
Con 11.0%
Green 2.7%
Respect 1.3%
TUSC 0.9%
Christian 0.7%
Pirate 0.6%

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 (%)
Kaufman, Gerald  Lab 19,211 50.1 -3.0
Afzal, Qassim  LD 12,508 32.6 -0.9
Healy, Caroline  Con 4,224 11.0 1.2
Hall, Justine * Green 1,048 2.7 2.7
Zulfikar, Mohammed * Respect 507 1.3 1.3
Reissman, Karen * TUSC 337 0.9 0.9
Harrison, Peter * Christian 254 0.7 0.7
Dobson, Tim * Pirate 236 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con Green Respect TUSC Christian Pirate UKIP Oth
2005 53.1% 33.5% 9.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 1.0%
2010 50.1% 32.6% 11.0% 2.7% 1.3% 0.9% 0.7% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
314 Manchester, Gorton 17.5%
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%
213 Manchester, Gorton 50.1%
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%
644 Manchester, Gorton 50.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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