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Wigan

Shows the general election results for Wigan, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,407 and a turnout of 58.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Nandy, Lisa
Majority
10,487
Electorate
75,407
Turnout
58.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 48.5%
Con 24.7%
LD 15.4%
UKIP 5.7%
BNP 5.7%

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 (%)
Nandy, Lisa  Lab 21,404 48.5 -9.6
Winstanley, Michael  Con 10,917 24.7 5.8
Clayton, Richard  LD 6,797 15.4 -1.5
Freeman, Alan  UKIP 2,516 5.7 2.3
Mather, Charles  BNP 2,506 5.7 5.7

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP BNP Oth
2005 58.1% 19.0% 16.9% 3.4% 0.0% 2.6%
2010 48.5% 24.7% 15.4% 5.7% 5.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
224 Wigan 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%
263 Wigan 48.5%
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%
559 Wigan 58.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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