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South Shields

Shows the general election results for South Shields, which is a constituency in North East. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,084 and a turnout of 57%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Miliband, David
Majority
11,109
Electorate
64,084
Turnout
57%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 52.0%
Con 21.6%
LD 14.2%
BNP 6.5%
Green 2.1%
Ind 2.0%
Ind 0.9%
Ind 0.5%
Anti-war 0.2%

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 (%)
Miliband, David  Lab 18,995 52.0 24.7
Allen, Karen  Con 7,886 21.6 -28.9
Psallidas, Stephen  LD 5,189 14.2 -2.9
Watson, Donna  BNP 2,382 6.5 6.5
Ford, Shirley * Green 762 2.1 2.1
Kaikavoosi, Siamak * Ind 729 2.0 2.0
Thompson, Victor * Ind 316 0.9 0.9
Navabi, Sam * Ind 168 0.5 0.5
Nettleship, Roger * Anti-war 91 0.2 0.2
* 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 Green Ind Ind Ind Anti-war UKIP Oth
2005 27.3% 50.5% 17.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 0.6%
2010 52.0% 21.6% 14.2% 6.5% 2.1% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
116 South Shields 30.4%
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%
154 South Shields 52.0%
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%
592 South Shields 57.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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