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Southport

Shows the general election results for Southport, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,200 and a turnout of 65.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Pugh, John
Majority
6,024
Electorate
67,200
Turnout
65.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 49.6%
Con 35.8%
Lab 9.4%
UKIP 5.1%

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 (%)
Pugh, John  LD 21,707 49.6 20.8
Porter, Brenda  Con 15,683 35.8 23.7
Conalty, Jim  Lab 4,116 9.4 -46.2
Durrance, Terry  UKIP 2,251 5.1 3.2

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab UKIP Oth
2005 28.8% 12.1% 55.6% 1.9% 1.6%
2010 49.6% 35.8% 9.4% 5.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
376 Southport 13.8%
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%
228 Southport 49.6%
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%
340 Southport 65.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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