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Scarborough and Whitby

Shows the general election results for Scarborough and Whitby, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,470 and a turnout of 65.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Goodwill, Robert
Majority
8,130
Electorate
75,470
Turnout
65.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 42.8%
Lab 26.3%
LD 22.5%
UKIP 3.0%
BNP 2.9%
Green 1.5%
Ind 0.7%
Green Soc 0.2%

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 (%)
Goodwill, Robert  Con 21,108 42.8 -8.5
David, Annajoy  Lab 12,978 26.3 5.1
Exley-Moore, Tania  LD 11,093 22.5 0.3
James, Michael * UKIP 1,484 3.0 0.0
Scott, Trisha * BNP 1,445 2.9 2.9
Cluer, Dilys * Green 734 1.5 1.5
Popple, Peter * Ind 329 0.7 0.7
Boddington, Juliet * Green Soc 111 0.2 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP BNP Green Ind Green Soc Oth
2005 51.4% 21.2% 22.2% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.2%
2010 42.8% 26.3% 22.5% 3.0% 2.9% 1.5% 0.7% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
337 Scarborough and Whitby 16.5%
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%
448 Scarborough and Whitby 42.8%
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%
330 Scarborough and Whitby 65.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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