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St Helens South and Whiston

Shows the general election results for St Helens South and Whiston, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,975 and a turnout of 59.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Woodward, Shaun
Majority
14,122
Electorate
77,975
Turnout
59.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 52.9%
LD 22.2%
Con 17.8%
BNP 4.4%
UKIP 2.7%

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 (%)
Woodward, Shaun  Lab 24,364 52.9 0.8
Spencer, Brian  LD 10,242 22.2 5.2
Allen, Val  Con 8,209 17.8 -9.0
Winstanley, James * BNP 2,040 4.4 4.4
Sumner, John * UKIP 1,226 2.7 -1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con BNP UKIP
2005 52.0% 17.0% 26.8% 0.0% 4.1%
2010 52.9% 22.2% 17.8% 4.4% 2.7%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
114 St Helens South and Whiston 30.6%
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%
127 St Helens South and Whiston 52.9%
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%
546 St Helens South and Whiston 59.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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