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Walsall South

Shows the general election results for Walsall South, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,387 and a turnout of 63.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Vaz, Valerie
Majority
1,755
Electorate
64,387
Turnout
63.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 39.7%
Con 35.4%
LD 14.4%
UKIP 8.4%
Christian 1.2%
Ind 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 (%)
Vaz, Valerie  Lab 16,211 39.7 -9.5
Hunt, Richard  Con 14,456 35.4 6.9
Sinha, Murli  LD 5,880 14.4 4.6
Bennett, Derek  UKIP 3,449 8.4 3.6
Khan, Gulzaman * Christian 482 1.2 1.2
Mulia, Mohammed * Ind 404 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 UKIP Christian Ind Oth
2005 49.2% 28.4% 9.8% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
2010 39.7% 35.4% 14.4% 8.4% 1.2% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
575 Walsall South 4.3%
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%
544 Walsall South 39.7%
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%
409 Walsall South 63.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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