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Wentworth and Dearne

Shows the general election results for Wentworth and Dearne, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,586 and a turnout of 58%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Healey, John
Majority
13,920
Electorate
72,586
Turnout
58%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 50.6%
Con 17.6%
LD 16.1%
UKIP 8.1%
BNP 7.6%

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 (%)
Healey, John  Lab 21,316 50.6 -11.2
Donelan, Michelle  Con 7,396 17.6 3.8
Love, Nick  LD 6,787 16.1 -0.1
Wilkinson, John  UKIP 3,418 8.1 4.6
Baldwin, George  BNP 3,189 7.6 7.6

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP BNP Oth
2005 61.8% 13.8% 16.2% 3.5% 0.0% 4.7%
2010 50.6% 17.6% 16.1% 8.1% 7.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
77 Wentworth and Dearne 33.1%
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%
193 Wentworth and Dearne 50.6%
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%
573 Wentworth and Dearne 58.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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