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Salford and Eccles

Shows the general election results for Salford and Eccles, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,483 and a turnout of 55%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Blears, Hazel
Majority
5,725
Electorate
75,483
Turnout
55%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.1%
LD 26.3%
Con 20.5%
BNP 6.3%
UKIP 2.6%
TUSC 1.8%
Eng Dem 1.5%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Blears, Hazel  Lab 16,655 40.1 -5.5
Owen, Norman  LD 10,930 26.3 7.1
Sephton, Matthew  Con 8,497 20.5 -13.1
Wingfield, Tina  BNP 2,632 6.3 6.3
O'Dwyer, Duran * UKIP 1,084 2.6 1.9
Henry, David * TUSC 730 1.8 1.8
Morris, Steve * Eng Dem 621 1.5 1.5
Carvath, Richard * Ind 384 0.9 0.9
* 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 BNP UKIP TUSC Eng Dem Ind Oth
2005 45.6% 19.2% 33.6% 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 40.1% 26.3% 20.5% 6.3% 2.6% 1.8% 1.5% 0.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
375 Salford and Eccles 13.8%
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%
537 Salford and Eccles 40.1%
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%
620 Salford and Eccles 55.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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