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Southend West

Shows the general election results for Southend West, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,918 and a turnout of 65.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Amess, David
Majority
7,270
Electorate
66,918
Turnout
65.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 46.1%
LD 29.4%
Lab 13.4%
UKIP 3.9%
BNP 3.1%
Green 1.5%
Ind 1.4%
Eng Dem 1.3%

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 (%)
Amess, David  Con 20,086 46.1 27.2
Welch, Peter  LD 12,816 29.4 8.5
Flynn, Thomas  Lab 5,850 13.4 -43.9
Cockrill, Gary * UKIP 1,714 3.9 1.0
Gladwin, Tony * BNP 1,333 3.1 3.1
Bolton, Barry * Green 644 1.5 1.5
Vel, Dr * Ind 617 1.4 1.4
Phillips, Terry * Eng Dem 546 1.3 1.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP BNP Green Ind Eng Dem
2005 18.8% 20.9% 57.4% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 46.1% 29.4% 13.4% 3.9% 3.1% 1.5% 1.4% 1.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
331 Southend West 16.7%
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%
342 Southend West 46.1%
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%
337 Southend West 65.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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