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Strangford

Shows the general election results for Strangford, which is a constituency in Ards. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 60,539 and a turnout of 53.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Shannon, Jim
Majority
5,876
Electorate
60,539
Turnout
53.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
DUP 45.9%
UCU 27.8%
Alliance 8.7%
SDLP 6.7%
TUV 5.6%
SF 3.6%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Shannon, Jim  DUP 14,926 45.9 -10.6
Nesbitt, Mike  UCU 9,050 27.8 27.8
Girvan, Deborah  Alliance 2,828 8.7 8.7
Hanna, Claire  SDLP 2,164 6.7 -0.1
Williams, Terry  TUV 1,814 5.6 5.6
Coogan, Michael * SF 1,161 3.6 1.0
Haig, Barbara * Green 562 1.7 1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP UCU Alliance SDLP TUV SF Green UUP Oth
2005 56.5% 0.0% 0.0% 6.7% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 21.3% 12.9%
2010 45.9% 27.8% 8.7% 6.7% 5.6% 3.6% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
309 Strangford 18.1%
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%
346 Strangford 45.9%
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%
631 Strangford 53.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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