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Perth and North Perthshire

Shows the general election results for Perth and North Perthshire, which is a constituency in Perth & Kinross. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,141 and a turnout of 66.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Hold
Wishart, Pete
Majority
4,379
Electorate
72,141
Turnout
66.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
SNP 39.6%
Con 30.5%
Lab 16.4%
LD 12.3%
Trust 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 (%)
Wishart, Pete  SNP 19,118 39.6 5.9
Lyburn, Peter  Con 14,739 30.5 0.2
Glackin, Jamie  Lab 7,923 16.4 -2.3
Barrett, Peter  LD 5,954 12.3 -3.8
Taylor, Douglas * Trust 534 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 SNP Con Lab LD Trust SSP
2005 33.7% 30.4% 18.7% 16.1% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 39.6% 30.5% 16.4% 12.3% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
471 Perth and North Perthshire 9.1%
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%
545 Perth and North Perthshire 39.6%
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%
263 Perth and North Perthshire 66.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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