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St Helens North

Shows the general election results for St Helens North, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,985 and a turnout of 59.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Watts, Dave
Majority
13,101
Electorate
74,985
Turnout
59.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 51.7%
Con 22.3%
LD 20.2%
UKIP 4.7%
SLP 1.1%

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 (%)
Watts, Dave  Lab 23,041 51.7 13.3
Greenall, Paul  Con 9,940 22.3 -18.7
Beirne, John  LD 8,992 20.2 4.2
Robinson, Gary * UKIP 2,100 4.7 2.7
Whatham, S. B. * SLP 483 1.1 1.1
* 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 UKIP SLP Green
2005 38.4% 41.0% 16.0% 2.0% 0.0% 2.6%
2010 51.7% 22.3% 20.2% 4.7% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
132 St Helens North 29.4%
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%
167 St Helens North 51.7%
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%
534 St Helens North 59.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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