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Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford

Shows the general election results for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 82,336 and a turnout of 56.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Cooper, Yvette
Majority
10,979
Electorate
82,336
Turnout
56.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 48.2%
Con 24.5%
LD 16.4%
BNP 8.4%
Ind 2.6%

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 (%)
Cooper, Yvette  Lab 22,293 48.2 -17.1
Pickles, Nick  Con 11,314 24.5 7.9
Rush, Chris  LD 7,585 16.4 5.3
Thewlis-Hardy, Graham  BNP 3,864 8.4 8.4
Allen, Gareth * Ind 1,183 2.6 2.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP Ind Oth
2005 65.3% 16.6% 11.1% 0.0% 0.0% 6.9%
2010 48.2% 24.5% 16.4% 8.4% 2.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
225 Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 23.7%
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%
279 Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 48.2%
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%
604 Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 56.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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