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Newcastle-under-Lyme

Shows the general election results for Newcastle-under-Lyme, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,433 and a turnout of 62.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Farrelly, Paul
Majority
1,552
Electorate
69,433
Turnout
62.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.0%
Con 34.4%
LD 19.6%
UKIP 8.1%

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 (%)
Farrelly, Paul  Lab 16,393 38.0 -7.4
Jenrick, Robert  Con 14,841 34.4 9.4
Jones, Nigel  LD 8,466 19.6 0.7
Nixon, David  UKIP 3,491 8.1 4.5

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Oth Green
2005 45.4% 25.0% 18.9% 3.6% 4.8% 2.3%
2010 38.0% 34.4% 19.6% 8.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
588 Newcastle-under-Lyme 3.6%
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%
595 Newcastle-under-Lyme 38.0%
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%
466 Newcastle-under-Lyme 62.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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