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Paisley and Renfrewshire South

Shows the general election results for Paisley and Renfrewshire South, which is a constituency in Renfrewshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,197 and a turnout of 65.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Alexander, Douglas
Majority
16,614
Electorate
61,197
Turnout
65.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 59.6%
SNP 18.1%
Con 9.9%
LD 9.5%
Ind 1.3%
SSP 0.9%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Alexander, Douglas  Lab 23,842 59.6 7.0
Doig, Andrew  SNP 7,228 18.1 0.5
McCaskill, Gordon  Con 3,979 9.9 1.5
Ghai, Ashay  LD 3,812 9.5 -8.1
Mack, Paul * Ind 513 1.3 1.3
Kerr, Jimmy * SSP 375 0.9 -1.1
Hendry, William * Ind 249 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP Con LD Ind SSP Ind Oth
2005 52.6% 17.6% 8.4% 17.6% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 59.6% 18.1% 9.9% 9.5% 1.3% 0.9% 1.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
23 Paisley and Renfrewshire South 41.5%
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%
29 Paisley and Renfrewshire South 59.6%
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%
326 Paisley and Renfrewshire South 65.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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