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Newport East

Shows the general election results for Newport East, which is a constituency in Monmouthshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 54,437 and a turnout of 63.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Morden, Jessica
Majority
1,650
Electorate
54,437
Turnout
63.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 37.0%
LD 32.2%
Con 23.0%
BNP 3.4%
PC 2.1%
UKIP 2.0%
SLP 0.4%

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 (%)
Morden, Jessica  Lab 12,744 37.0 -8.2
Townsend, Ed  LD 11,094 32.2 8.5
Parry, Dawn  Con 7,918 23.0 -0.5
Jones, Keith * BNP 1,168 3.4 3.4
Cross, Fiona * PC 724 2.1 -1.7
Rowlands, David * UKIP 677 2.0 -1.0
Screen, E. A. * SLP 123 0.4 0.4
* 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 PC UKIP SLP Oth
2005 45.2% 23.7% 23.4% 0.0% 3.8% 3.0% 0.0% 0.8%
2010 37.0% 32.2% 23.0% 3.4% 2.1% 2.0% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
563 Newport East 4.8%
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%
610 Newport East 37.0%
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%
421 Newport East 63.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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