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Paisley and Renfrewshire North

Shows the general election results for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, which is a constituency in Renfrewshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,704 and a turnout of 68.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Sheridan, Jim
Majority
15,280
Electorate
63,704
Turnout
68.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 54.0%
SNP 19.1%
Con 14.6%
LD 10.5%
Ind 1.3%
SSP 0.5%

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 (%)
Sheridan, Jim  Lab 23,613 54.0 8.3
MacLaren, Margaret  SNP 8,333 19.1 0.2
Campbell, Alistair  Con 6,381 14.6 1.0
Dobson, Ruaraidh  LD 4,597 10.5 -7.7
Pearson, Gary * Ind 550 1.3 1.3
Rollo, Chris * SSP 233 0.5 -1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP Con LD Ind SSP Oth UKIP
2005 45.7% 18.8% 13.6% 18.3% 0.0% 1.6% 1.1% 0.9%
2010 54.0% 19.1% 14.6% 10.5% 1.3% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
60 Paisley and Renfrewshire North 35.0%
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%
104 Paisley and Renfrewshire North 54.0%
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%
189 Paisley and Renfrewshire North 68.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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