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Middlesbrough

Shows the general election results for Middlesbrough, which is a constituency in Cleveland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,148 and a turnout of 51.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Bell, Stuart
Majority
8,689
Electorate
65,148
Turnout
51.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.9%
LD 19.9%
Con 18.8%
Ind 5.9%
BNP 5.8%
UKIP 3.7%

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 (%)
Bell, Stuart  Lab 15,351 45.9 -11.7
Foote-Wood, Chris  LD 6,662 19.9 1.2
Walsh, John  Con 6,283 18.8 2.3
McTigue, Joan  Ind 1,969 5.9 5.9
Ferguson, Michael  BNP 1,954 5.8 5.8
Parker, Robert * UKIP 1,236 3.7 1.3
* 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 Ind BNP UKIP Oth
2005 57.6% 18.7% 16.5% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 4.8%
2010 45.9% 19.9% 18.8% 5.9% 5.8% 3.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
191 Middlesbrough 26.0%
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%
350 Middlesbrough 45.9%
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%
639 Middlesbrough 51.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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