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West Dunbartonshire

Shows the general election results for West Dunbartonshire, which is a constituency in West Dunbartonshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,086 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Doyle, Gemma
Majority
17,408
Electorate
66,086
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 61.3%
SNP 20.1%
LD 8.1%
Con 7.7%
UKIP 1.6%
SLP 1.2%

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 (%)
Doyle, Gemma  Lab 25,905 61.3 9.4
McCormick, Graeme  SNP 8,497 20.1 -1.6
Watt, Helen  LD 3,434 8.1 -6.3
McIntyre, Martin  Con 3,242 7.7 1.2
Sorbie, Mitch * UKIP 683 1.6 0.8
McGavigan, Katharine * SLP 505 1.2 1.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP LD Con UKIP SLP SSP Oth
2005 51.9% 21.8% 14.4% 6.4% 0.9% 0.0% 4.1% 0.5%
2010 61.3% 20.1% 8.1% 7.7% 1.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
25 West Dunbartonshire 41.2%
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%
18 West Dunbartonshire 61.3%
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%
389 West Dunbartonshire 64.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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