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Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Shows the general election results for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, which is a constituency in North East. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 60,507 and a turnout of 56.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Onwurah, Chinyelu
Majority
7,466
Electorate
60,507
Turnout
56.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.9%
LD 24.1%
Con 19.4%
BNP 6.7%
UKIP 2.2%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Onwurah, Chinyelu  Lab 15,694 45.9 -4.6
Kane, Gareth  LD 8,228 24.1 -3.4
Holder, Nick  Con 6,611 19.4 2.8
Booth, Ken  BNP 2,302 6.7 6.7
Davies, Martin * UKIP 754 2.2 2.2
Pearson, John * Green 568 1.7 -2.2
* 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 BNP UKIP Green Oth
2005 50.6% 27.5% 16.6% 0.0% 0.0% 3.9% 1.5%
2010 45.9% 24.1% 19.4% 6.7% 2.2% 1.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
255 Newcastle upon Tyne Central 21.9%
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%
345 Newcastle upon Tyne Central 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%
601 Newcastle upon Tyne Central 56.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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