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Wirral South

Shows the general election results for Wirral South, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 56,099 and a turnout of 71.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
McGovern, Alison
Majority
531
Electorate
56,099
Turnout
71.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.8%
Con 39.5%
LD 16.6%
UKIP 3.2%

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 (%)
McGovern, Alison  Lab 16,276 40.8 -1.7
Clarke, Jeff  Con 15,745 39.5 6.3
Saddler, Jamie  LD 6,611 16.6 -5.0
Scott, David * UKIP 1,274 3.2 1.6
* 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 Oth
2005 42.5% 33.2% 21.6% 1.6% 1.2%
2010 40.8% 39.5% 16.6% 3.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
624 Wirral South 1.3%
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%
518 Wirral South 40.8%
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%
97 Wirral South 71.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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