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North West Durham

Shows the general election results for North West Durham, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,350 and a turnout of 62.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Glass, Pat
Majority
7,612
Electorate
70,350
Turnout
62.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.3%
LD 24.9%
Con 20.0%
Ind 5.6%
BNP 4.2%
UKIP 2.9%

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 (%)
Glass, Pat  Lab 18,539 42.3 -4.9
Temple, Owen  LD 10,927 24.9 -14.9
Tempest, Michelle  Con 8,766 20.0 10.6
Stelling, Watts  Ind 2,472 5.6 5.6
Stewart, Michael * BNP 1,852 4.2 4.2
Macdonald, Andrew * UKIP 1,259 2.9 2.9
* 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 Ind BNP UKIP Oth
2005 47.2% 39.8% 9.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6%
2010 42.3% 24.9% 20.0% 5.6% 4.2% 2.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
316 North West Durham 17.4%
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%
469 North West Durham 42.3%
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%
461 North West Durham 62.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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