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Sutton Coldfield

Shows the general election results for Sutton Coldfield, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,489 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Mitchell, Andrew
Majority
17,005
Electorate
74,489
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 54.0%
Lab 20.4%
LD 18.0%
BNP 3.5%
UKIP 3.1%
Green 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 (%)
Mitchell, Andrew  Con 27,303 54.0 1.4
Pocock, Rob  Lab 10,298 20.4 -5.5
Brighton, Richard  LD 9,117 18.0 1.4
Grierson, Robert * BNP 1,749 3.5 3.5
Siddall-Jones, Edward * UKIP 1,587 3.1 -1.8
Rooney, Joe * Green 535 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 Con Lab LD BNP UKIP Green
2005 52.6% 25.9% 16.7% 0.0% 4.9% 0.0%
2010 54.0% 20.4% 18.0% 3.5% 3.1% 1.1%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
70 Sutton Coldfield 33.6%
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%
106 Sutton Coldfield 54.0%
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%
217 Sutton Coldfield 67.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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