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Morecambe and Lunesdale

Shows the general election results for Morecambe and Lunesdale, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,576 and a turnout of 62.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Morris, David
Majority
866
Electorate
69,576
Turnout
62.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.5%
Lab 39.5%
LD 13.3%
UKIP 4.2%
Green 1.4%

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 (%)
Morris, David  Con 18,035 41.5 4.2
Smith, Geraldine  Lab 17,169 39.5 -9.5
Jones, Leslie  LD 5,791 13.3 -0.3
Knight, Mark * UKIP 1,843 4.2 4.2
Coates, Chris * Green 598 1.4 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green
2005 37.3% 49.1% 13.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 41.5% 39.5% 13.3% 4.2% 1.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
614 Morecambe and Lunesdale 2.0%
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%
491 Morecambe and Lunesdale 41.5%
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%
451 Morecambe and Lunesdale 62.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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