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Manchester, Withington

Shows the general election results for Manchester, Withington, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,371 and a turnout of 60.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Leech, John
Majority
1,894
Electorate
74,371
Turnout
60.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 44.7%
Lab 40.5%
Con 11.1%
Green 1.8%
UKIP 1.6%
Ind 0.3%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Leech, John  LD 20,110 44.7 2.4
Powell, Lucy  Lab 18,216 40.5 -0.4
Green, Chris  Con 5,005 11.1 0.8
Candeland, Brian * Green 798 1.8 -2.5
Gutfreund-Walmsley, Robert * UKIP 698 1.6 0.4
Zalzala, Yasmin * Ind 147 0.3 0.3
Farmer, Marcus * Ind 57 0.1 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con Green UKIP Ind Ind Oth
2005 42.3% 40.9% 10.4% 4.2% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 44.7% 40.5% 11.1% 1.8% 1.6% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
576 Manchester, Withington 4.2%
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%
396 Manchester, Withington 44.7%
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%
511 Manchester, Withington 60.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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