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Westmorland and Lonsdale

Shows the general election results for Westmorland and Lonsdale, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,988 and a turnout of 76.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Farron, Tim
Majority
12,264
Electorate
66,988
Turnout
76.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 60.0%
Con 36.2%
Lab 2.2%
UKIP 1.6%

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 (%)
Farron, Tim  LD 30,896 60.0 14.1
McKeever, Gareth  Con 18,632 36.2 -8.1
Todd, Jonathan * Lab 1,158 2.2 -5.6
Mander, John * UKIP 801 1.6 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab UKIP Oth
2005 46.0% 44.3% 7.8% 1.3% 0.7%
2010 60.0% 36.2% 2.2% 1.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
220 Westmorland and Lonsdale 23.8%
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%
26 Westmorland and Lonsdale 60.0%
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%
2 Westmorland and Lonsdale 76.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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