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Rochdale

Shows the general election results for Rochdale, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,952 and a turnout of 58.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Danczuk, Simon
Majority
889
Electorate
78,952
Turnout
58.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 36.4%
LD 34.4%
Con 18.1%
NF 4.9%
UKIP 4.4%
IZB 1.2%
Ind 0.7%

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 (%)
Danczuk, Simon  Lab 16,699 36.4 -4.5
Rowen, Paul  LD 15,810 34.4 -6.1
Dean, Mudasir  Con 8,305 18.1 7.6
Jackson, Chris * NF 2,236 4.9 4.9
Denby, Colin * UKIP 1,999 4.4 3.0
Salim, Mohammed * IZB 545 1.2 1.2
Whitehead, John * Ind 313 0.7 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con NF UKIP IZB Ind Oth Green
2005 40.9% 40.5% 10.5% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 5.8% 1.0%
2010 36.4% 34.4% 18.1% 4.9% 4.4% 1.2% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
616 Rochdale 1.9%
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%
620 Rochdale 36.4%
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%
568 Rochdale 58.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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