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Mid Ulster

Shows the general election results for Mid Ulster, which is a constituency in Cookstown. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,594 and a turnout of 63.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SF
Sinn Féin Hold
McGuinness, Martin
Majority
15,363
Electorate
64,594
Turnout
63.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
SF 52.0%
DUP 14.4%
SDLP 14.3%
UCU 11.0%
TUV 7.3%
Alliance 1.0%

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 (%)
McGuinness, Martin  SF 21,239 52.0 4.4
McCrea, Ian  DUP 5,876 14.4 -9.1
Quinn, Tony  SDLP 5,826 14.3 -3.2
Overend, Sandra  UCU 4,509 11.0 11.0
Millar, Walter  TUV 2,995 7.3 7.3
Butler, Ian * Alliance 397 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SF DUP SDLP UCU TUV Alliance UUP Oth
2005 47.6% 23.5% 17.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.7% 0.8%
2010 52.0% 14.4% 14.3% 11.0% 7.3% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
37 Mid Ulster 37.6%
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%
156 Mid Ulster 52.0%
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%
423 Mid Ulster 63.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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