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Upper Bann

Shows the general election results for Upper Bann, which is a constituency in Banbridge. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,732 and a turnout of 55.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Simpson, David
Majority
3,361
Electorate
74,732
Turnout
55.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
DUP 33.8%
UCU 25.7%
SF 24.7%
SDLP 12.7%
Alliance 3.0%

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 (%)
Simpson, David  DUP 14,000 33.8 -3.7
Hamilton, Harry  UCU 10,639 25.7 25.7
O'Dowd, John  SF 10,237 24.7 3.8
Kelly, Dolores  SDLP 5,276 12.7 -0.2
Heading, Brendan * Alliance 1,231 3.0 3.0
* 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 SF SDLP Alliance UUP Oth
2005 37.5% 0.0% 20.9% 12.9% 0.0% 25.6% 2.9%
2010 33.8% 25.7% 24.7% 12.7% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
491 Upper Bann 8.1%
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%
639 Upper Bann 33.8%
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%
613 Upper Bann 55.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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