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Redcar

Shows the general election results for Redcar, which is a constituency in Cleveland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,127 and a turnout of 62.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Swales, Ian
Majority
5,214
Electorate
67,127
Turnout
62.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 45.2%
Lab 32.7%
Con 13.8%
UKIP 4.5%
BNP 3.5%
TUSC 0.3%

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 (%)
Swales, Ian  LD 18,955 45.2 25.0
Baird, Vera  Lab 13,741 32.7 -18.6
Mastin, Steve  Con 5,790 13.8 -4.1
Bulmer, Martin * UKIP 1,875 4.5 3.0
Broughton, Kevin * BNP 1,475 3.5 3.5
Walter, Hannah * TUSC 127 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con UKIP BNP TUSC Oth
2005 20.2% 51.4% 17.9% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 9.1%
2010 45.2% 32.7% 13.8% 4.5% 3.5% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
409 Redcar 12.4%
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%
379 Redcar 45.2%
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%
449 Redcar 62.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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