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Penistone and Stocksbridge

Shows the general election results for Penistone and Stocksbridge, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,480 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Smith, Angela
Majority
3,049
Electorate
68,480
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 37.8%
Con 31.2%
LD 21.1%
BNP 4.7%
UKIP 4.2%
Eng Dem 1.1%

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 (%)
Smith, Angela  Lab 17,565 37.8 -7.4
Pitfield, Spencer  Con 14,516 31.2 7.5
Cuthbertson, Ian  LD 9,800 21.1 -3.7
James, Paul * BNP 2,207 4.7 4.7
French, Grant * UKIP 1,936 4.2 2.5
McEnhill, Paul * Eng Dem 492 1.1 1.1
* 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 UKIP Eng Dem Oth
2005 45.2% 23.7% 24.7% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 4.8%
2010 37.8% 31.2% 21.1% 4.7% 4.2% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
529 Penistone and Stocksbridge 6.6%
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%
599 Penistone and Stocksbridge 37.8%
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%
216 Penistone and Stocksbridge 67.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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