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Newcastle upon Tyne East

Shows the general election results for Newcastle upon Tyne East, which is a constituency in North East. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,487 and a turnout of 58.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Brown, Nicholas
Majority
4,453
Electorate
64,487
Turnout
58.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.0%
LD 33.3%
Con 16.0%
BNP 3.5%
Green 1.6%
Comm 0.5%

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 (%)
Brown, Nicholas  Lab 17,043 45.0 -7.7
Taylor, Wendy  LD 12,590 33.3 1.5
Llewellyn, Dominic  Con 6,068 16.0 3.0
Spence, Alan * BNP 1,342 3.5 3.5
Gray, Andrew * Green 620 1.6 1.6
Levy, Martin * Comm 177 0.5 0.5
* 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 Green Comm Oth
2005 52.8% 31.8% 13.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 45.0% 33.3% 16.0% 3.5% 1.6% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
421 Newcastle upon Tyne East 11.8%
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%
386 Newcastle upon Tyne East 45.0%
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%
555 Newcastle upon Tyne East 58.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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