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Wolverhampton South West

Shows the general election results for Wolverhampton South West, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 58,845 and a turnout of 68.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Uppal, Paul
Majority
691
Electorate
58,845
Turnout
68.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 40.7%
Lab 39.0%
LD 16.0%
UKIP 3.7%
EPA 0.6%

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 (%)
Uppal, Paul  Con 16,344 40.7 2.6
Marris, Rob  Lab 15,653 39.0 -4.5
Lawrence, Robin  LD 6,430 16.0 2.5
Mobberley, Amanda * UKIP 1,487 3.7 1.2
Barry, Ray * EPA 246 0.6 0.6
* 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 EPA Oth
2005 38.1% 43.4% 13.5% 2.5% 0.0% 2.5%
2010 40.7% 39.0% 16.0% 3.7% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
618 Wolverhampton South West 1.7%
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%
523 Wolverhampton South West 40.7%
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%
206 Wolverhampton South West 68.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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