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North Down

Shows the general election results for North Down, which is a constituency in Ards. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 60,698 and a turnout of 55.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

IND
Independent Gain
Hermon, Sylvia
Majority
14,364
Electorate
60,698
Turnout
55.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Ind 63.3%
UCU 20.4%
Alliance 5.6%
TUV 4.9%
Green 3.1%
SDLP 2.0%
SF 0.7%

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 (%)
Hermon, Sylvia  Ind 21,181 63.3 63.3
Parsley, Ian  UCU 6,817 20.4 20.4
Farry, Stephen  Alliance 1,876 5.6 5.6
Kilpatrick, Mary * TUV 1,634 4.9 4.9
Agnew, Steven * Green 1,043 3.1 3.1
Logan, Liam * SDLP 680 2.0 -1.1
Parker, Vincent * SF 250 0.7 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Ind UCU Alliance TUV Green SDLP SF UUP DUP Oth
2005 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 0.6% 50.4% 35.1% 10.8%
2010 63.3% 20.4% 5.6% 4.9% 3.1% 2.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
19 North Down 42.9%
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%
10 North Down 63.3%
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%
618 North Down 55.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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