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Wirral West

Shows the general election results for Wirral West, which is a constituency in North West. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 55,050 and a turnout of 71.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
McVey, Esther
Majority
2,436
Electorate
55,050
Turnout
71.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 42.5%
Lab 36.3%
LD 16.8%
UKIP 2.3%
Ind 1.3%
CSP 0.8%

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 (%)
McVey, Esther  Con 16,726 42.5 0.7
Davies, Phil  Lab 14,290 36.3 -4.0
Reisdorf, Peter  LD 6,630 16.8 0.5
Griffiths, Philip * UKIP 899 2.3 1.1
Kirwan, David * Ind 506 1.3 1.3
James, David * CSP 321 0.8 0.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Ind CSP Oth
2005 41.8% 40.3% 16.4% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 42.5% 36.3% 16.8% 2.3% 1.3% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
535 Wirral West 6.2%
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%
464 Wirral West 42.5%
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%
82 Wirral West 71.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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