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Sheffield Central

Shows the general election results for Sheffield Central, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,554 and a turnout of 61.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Blomfield, Paul
Majority
165
Electorate
67,554
Turnout
61.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 41.3%
LD 40.9%
Con 10.1%
Green 3.8%
BNP 2.2%
UKIP 1.6%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Blomfield, Paul  Lab 17,138 41.3 3.5
Scriven, Paul  LD 16,973 40.9 25.8
Lee, Andrew  Con 4,206 10.1 -28.7
Creasy, Jillian * Green 1,556 3.8 0.3
Smith, Tracey * BNP 903 2.2 2.2
Shaw, Jeffrey * UKIP 652 1.6 1.6
Rodgers, Rod * Ind 40 0.1 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con Green BNP UKIP Ind Oth
2005 37.9% 15.2% 38.8% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.7%
2010 41.3% 40.9% 10.1% 3.8% 2.2% 1.6% 0.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
640 Sheffield Central 0.4%
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%
499 Sheffield Central 41.3%
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%
489 Sheffield Central 61.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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