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Tynemouth

Shows the general election results for Tynemouth, which is a constituency in North East. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,680 and a turnout of 69.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Campbell, Alan
Majority
5,739
Electorate
75,680
Turnout
69.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.3%
Con 34.4%
LD 14.9%
BNP 2.7%
UKIP 1.7%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Campbell, Alan  Lab 23,860 45.3 -3.0
Morton, Wendy  Con 18,121 34.4 -2.2
Appleby, John  LD 7,845 14.9 -0.2
Brooke, Dorothy * BNP 1,404 2.7 2.7
Payne, Natasha * UKIP 900 1.7 1.7
Erskine, Julia * Green 538 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Green
2005 48.3% 36.6% 15.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.3% 34.4% 14.9% 2.7% 1.7% 1.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
439 Tynemouth 10.9%
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%
376 Tynemouth 45.3%
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%
152 Tynemouth 69.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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