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West Lancashire

Shows the general election results for West Lancashire, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,835 and a turnout of 65.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Cooper, Rosie
Majority
4,343
Electorate
73,835
Turnout
65.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.1%
Con 36.2%
LD 13.6%
UKIP 3.7%
Green 1.0%
Clause 28 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 (%)
Cooper, Rosie  Lab 21,883 45.1 -2.9
Owens, Adrian  Con 17,540 36.2 2.2
Gibson, John  LD 6,573 13.6 -0.5
Noone, Damon * UKIP 1,775 3.7 1.6
Cranie, Peter * Green 485 1.0 1.0
Braid, David * Clause 28 217 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 UKIP Green Clause 28 Oth
2005 48.1% 34.0% 14.0% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 45.1% 36.2% 13.6% 3.7% 1.0% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
472 West Lancashire 9.0%
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%
381 West Lancashire 45.1%
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%
310 West Lancashire 65.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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