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Poplar and Limehouse

Shows the general election results for Poplar and Limehouse, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,955 and a turnout of 62.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Majority
6,030
Electorate
74,955
Turnout
62.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.0%
Con 27.1%
Respect 17.5%
LD 11.2%
UKIP 1.2%
Eng Dem 1.0%
Green 1.0%
Ind 0.6%
Ind 0.4%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Fitzpatrick, Jim  Lab 18,679 40.0 4.7
Archer, Tim  Con 12,649 27.1 2.6
Galloway, George  Respect 8,160 17.5 17.5
Fryer, Jonathan  LD 5,209 11.2 -2.8
Lochner, Wayne * UKIP 565 1.2 1.2
Osborne, Andrew * Eng Dem 470 1.0 1.0
Smith, Chris * Green 449 1.0 -1.7
Mahmud, Kabir * Ind 293 0.6 0.6
Hoque, Mohammed * Ind 167 0.4 0.4
Thornton, Jim * Ind 59 0.1 0.1
* 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 Respect LD UKIP Eng Dem Green Ind Ind Ind Oth
2005 35.3% 24.5% 0.0% 13.9% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 23.6%
2010 40.0% 27.1% 17.5% 11.2% 1.2% 1.0% 1.0% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
392 Poplar and Limehouse 12.9%
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%
539 Poplar and Limehouse 40.0%
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%
456 Poplar and Limehouse 62.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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