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Streatham

Shows the general election results for Streatham, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,532 and a turnout of 62.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Umunna, Chuka
Majority
3,259
Electorate
74,532
Turnout
62.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.8%
LD 35.8%
Con 18.3%
Green 1.8%
Christian 0.5%
Eng Dem 0.5%
WRP 0.2%

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 (%)
Umunna, Chuka  Lab 20,037 42.8 -4.2
Nicholson, Chris  LD 16,778 35.8 6.3
Bhansali, Rahoul  Con 8,578 18.3 2.0
Findlay, Rebecca * Green 861 1.8 -3.7
Macharia, Geoffrey * Christian 237 0.5 0.5
Polenceus, Janus * Eng Dem 229 0.5 0.5
Lepper, Paul * WRP 117 0.2 0.2
* 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 Green Christian Eng Dem WRP UKIP Oth
2005 47.0% 29.5% 16.3% 5.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.8%
2010 42.8% 35.8% 18.3% 1.8% 0.5% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
517 Streatham 7.0%
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%
451 Streatham 42.8%
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%
441 Streatham 62.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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