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Sheffield, Hallam

Shows the general election results for Sheffield, Hallam, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,798 and a turnout of 74.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Clegg, Nick
Majority
15,284
Electorate
68,798
Turnout
74.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 53.4%
Con 23.5%
Lab 16.1%
UKIP 2.3%
Green 1.8%
Eng Dem 1.1%
Ind 0.8%
Christian 0.5%
MRLP 0.3%

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 (%)
Clegg, Nick  LD 27,324 53.4 30.6
Bates, Nicola  Con 12,040 23.5 -14.2
Scott, Jack  Lab 8,228 16.1 -18.0
James, Nigel * UKIP 1,195 2.3 -0.3
Barnard, Steve * Green 919 1.8 -0.5
Wildgoose, David * Eng Dem 586 1.1 1.1
Fitzpatrick, Martin * Ind 429 0.8 0.8
Green, Ray * Christian 250 0.5 0.5
Adshead, Mark * MRLP 164 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab UKIP Green Eng Dem Ind Christian MRLP Oth
2005 22.8% 37.7% 34.1% 2.7% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 53.4% 23.5% 16.1% 2.3% 1.8% 1.1% 0.8% 0.5% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
124 Sheffield, Hallam 29.9%
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%
117 Sheffield, Hallam 53.4%
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%
18 Sheffield, Hallam 74.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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