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Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

Shows the general election results for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,740 and a turnout of 57.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Blunkett, David
Majority
13,632
Electorate
67,740
Turnout
57.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 55.0%
LD 20.0%
Con 11.5%
BNP 7.8%
UKIP 4.1%
TUSC 1.7%

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 (%)
Blunkett, David  Lab 21,400 55.0 5.6
Harston, Jonathan  LD 7,768 20.0 6.5
Sharp, John  Con 4,468 11.5 -22.0
Sheldon, John  BNP 3,026 7.8 7.8
Sullivan, Patricia * UKIP 1,596 4.1 0.4
Bowler, Maxine * TUSC 656 1.7 1.7
* 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
2005 49.4% 13.4% 33.5% 0.0% 3.7% 0.0%
2010 55.0% 20.0% 11.5% 7.8% 4.1% 1.7%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
59 Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 35.0%
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%
88 Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 55.0%
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%
587 Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 57.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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