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Motherwell and Wishaw

Shows the general election results for Motherwell and Wishaw, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,918 and a turnout of 58.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Roy, Frank
Majority
16,806
Electorate
66,918
Turnout
58.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 61.1%
SNP 18.2%
LD 9.8%
Con 9.4%
TUSC 1.6%

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 (%)
Roy, Frank  Lab 23,910 61.1 3.6
Fellows, Marion  SNP 7,104 18.2 1.7
Douglas, Stuart  LD 3,840 9.8 -2.2
Gilroy, Patsy  Con 3,660 9.4 0.1
Gunnion, Ray * TUSC 609 1.6 1.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP LD Con TUSC SSP Oth
2005 57.5% 16.5% 12.0% 9.3% 0.0% 2.7% 2.0%
2010 61.1% 18.2% 9.8% 9.4% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
17 Motherwell and Wishaw 43.0%
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%
19 Motherwell and Wishaw 61.1%
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%
561 Motherwell and Wishaw 58.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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