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West Ham

Shows the general election results for West Ham, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 85,313 and a turnout of 55%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Brown, Lyn
Majority
22,534
Electorate
85,313
Turnout
55%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 62.7%
Con 14.7%
LD 11.5%
CPA 2.8%
Ind 2.7%
NF 2.3%
UKIP 1.6%
Green 1.4%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Brown, Lyn  Lab 29,422 62.7 10.9
Morris, Virginia  Con 6,888 14.7 2.6
Pierce, Martin  LD 5,392 11.5 1.3
Gain, Stan * CPA 1,327 2.8 2.8
Malik, Kamran * Ind 1,245 2.7 2.7
Davidson, Michael * NF 1,089 2.3 2.3
Gandy, Kim * UKIP 766 1.6 0.6
Lithgow, Jane * Green 645 1.4 -1.6
Agbogun-Toko, Grace * Ind 177 0.4 0.4
* 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 CPA Ind NF UKIP Green Ind Oth
2005 51.7% 12.1% 10.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 3.0% 0.0% 22.0%
2010 62.7% 14.7% 11.5% 2.8% 2.7% 2.3% 1.6% 1.4% 2.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
11 West Ham 48.0%
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%
12 West Ham 62.7%
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%
619 West Ham 55.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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