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Scunthorpe

Shows the general election results for Scunthorpe, which is a constituency in Humberside. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 63,089 and a turnout of 58.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Dakin, Nick
Majority
2,549
Electorate
63,089
Turnout
58.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 39.5%
Con 32.6%
LD 18.3%
UKIP 4.6%
BNP 3.9%
Green 1.1%

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 (%)
Dakin, Nick  Lab 14,640 39.5 -30.1
Johnson, Caroline  Con 12,091 32.6 22.9
Poole, Neil  LD 6,774 18.3 5.3
Collins, Janet * UKIP 1,686 4.6 1.6
Ward, Douglas * BNP 1,447 3.9 3.9
Hurstt, Natalie * Green 396 1.1 1.1
* 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 LD UKIP BNP Green Oth
2005 69.6% 9.8% 13.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6%
2010 39.5% 32.6% 18.3% 4.6% 3.9% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
520 Scunthorpe 6.9%
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%
550 Scunthorpe 39.5%
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%
554 Scunthorpe 58.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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