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West Tyrone

Shows the general election results for West Tyrone, which is a constituency in Omagh. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,148 and a turnout of 61%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SF
Sinn Féin Hold
Doherty, Pat
Majority
10,685
Electorate
61,148
Turnout
61%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
SF 48.4%
DUP 19.8%
UCU 14.2%
SDLP 14.0%
Alliance 2.3%
Ind 1.4%

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 (%)
Doherty, Pat  SF 18,050 48.4 9.5
Buchanan, Thomas  DUP 7,365 19.8 2.0
Hussey, Ross  UCU 5,281 14.2 14.2
Byrne, Joe  SDLP 5,212 14.0 4.9
Bower, Michael * Alliance 859 2.3 2.3
McClean, Ciaran * Ind 508 1.4 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SF DUP UCU SDLP Alliance Ind Oth UUP
2005 38.9% 17.8% 0.0% 9.1% 0.0% 0.0% 27.4% 6.9%
2010 48.4% 19.8% 14.2% 14.0% 2.3% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
142 West Tyrone 28.7%
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%
269 West Tyrone 48.4%
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%
500 West Tyrone 61.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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