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Sedgefield

Shows the general election results for Sedgefield, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,728 and a turnout of 62.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Wilson, Phil
Majority
8,696
Electorate
64,728
Turnout
62.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.1%
Con 23.5%
LD 20.0%
BNP 5.2%
UKIP 3.7%
Ind 2.6%

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 (%)
Wilson, Phil  Lab 18,141 45.1 -1.4
Mahapatra, Neil  Con 9,445 23.5 14.3
Thompson, Alan  LD 8,033 20.0 -11.4
Walker, Mark  BNP 2,075 5.2 5.2
Gregory, Brian * UKIP 1,479 3.7 2.0
Gittins, Paul * Ind 1,049 2.6 2.6
* 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 BNP UKIP Ind Green Oth
2005 46.5% 9.2% 31.4% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 5.7% 5.5%
2010 45.1% 23.5% 20.0% 5.2% 3.7% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
261 Sedgefield 21.6%
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%
383 Sedgefield 45.1%
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%
469 Sedgefield 62.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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