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Stoke-on-Trent Central

Shows the general election results for Stoke-on-Trent Central, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,003 and a turnout of 53.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Hunt, Tristram
Majority
5,566
Electorate
61,003
Turnout
53.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.8%
LD 21.7%
Con 21.0%
BNP 7.7%
UKIP 4.3%
Ind 3.0%
Ind 1.2%
Ind 0.9%
Ind 0.9%
TUSC 0.4%

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 (%)
Hunt, Tristram  Lab 12,605 38.8 -13.6
Redfern, John  LD 7,039 21.7 3.1
Bhatti, Norsheen  Con 6,833 21.0 3.7
Darby, Simon  BNP 2,502 7.7 7.7
Lovatt, Carol * UKIP 1,402 4.3 1.1
Breeze, Paul * Ind 959 3.0 3.0
Elsby, Gary * Ind 399 1.2 1.2
Ward, Brian * Ind 303 0.9 0.9
Walker, Alby * Ind 295 0.9 0.9
Wright, Matthew * TUSC 133 0.4 0.4
* 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 Ind Ind Ind Ind TUSC Oth
2005 52.4% 18.6% 17.3% 0.0% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.4%
2010 38.8% 21.7% 21.0% 7.7% 4.3% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
322 Stoke-on-Trent Central 17.1%
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%
570 Stoke-on-Trent Central 38.8%
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%
634 Stoke-on-Trent Central 53.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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