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Solihull

Shows the general election results for Solihull, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,288 and a turnout of 72.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Burt, Lorely
Majority
175
Electorate
76,288
Turnout
72.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 42.9%
Con 42.6%
Lab 8.9%
BNP 2.9%
UKIP 2.2%
SMRA 0.6%

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 (%)
Burt, Lorely  LD 23,635 42.9 28.2
Throup, Maggie  Con 23,460 42.6 3.7
Merrill, Sarah  Lab 4,891 8.9 -35.4
Terry, Andrew * BNP 1,624 2.9 2.9
Ison, John * UKIP 1,200 2.2 0.0
Watts, Neill * SMRA 319 0.6 0.6
* 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 BNP UKIP SMRA
2005 14.7% 38.8% 44.3% 0.0% 2.2% 0.0%
2010 42.9% 42.6% 8.9% 2.9% 2.2% 0.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
641 Solihull 0.3%
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%
445 Solihull 42.9%
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%
60 Solihull 72.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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