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West Bromwich East

Shows the general election results for West Bromwich East, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,668 and a turnout of 60.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Watson, Tom
Majority
6,696
Electorate
62,668
Turnout
60.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 46.5%
Con 28.9%
LD 13.2%
BNP 5.8%
Eng Dem 3.0%
UKIP 2.6%

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 (%)
Watson, Tom  Lab 17,657 46.5 -9.2
Thompson, Alistair  Con 10,961 28.9 6.1
Garrett, Ian  LD 4,993 13.2 0.8
Lewin, Terry  BNP 2,205 5.8 5.8
Cowles, Mark * Eng Dem 1,150 3.0 3.0
Grey, Steven * UKIP 984 2.6 0.9
* 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 Eng Dem UKIP Oth
2005 55.8% 22.8% 12.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 7.4%
2010 46.5% 28.9% 13.2% 5.8% 3.0% 2.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
312 West Bromwich East 17.6%
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%
329 West Bromwich East 46.5%
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%
510 West Bromwich East 60.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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