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Workington

Shows the general election results for Workington, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 59,607 and a turnout of 65.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Cunningham, Tony
Majority
4,575
Electorate
59,607
Turnout
65.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.5%
Con 33.9%
LD 13.5%
BNP 3.8%
UKIP 2.2%
Eng Dem 1.1%

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 (%)
Cunningham, Tony  Lab 17,865 45.5 -6.5
Pattinson, Judith  Con 13,290 33.9 4.8
Collins, Stan  LD 5,318 13.5 -0.9
Wingfield, Martin * BNP 1,496 3.8 3.8
Lee, Stephen * UKIP 876 2.2 -1.2
Logan, Rob * Eng Dem 414 1.1 1.1
* 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 BNP UKIP Eng Dem Oth
2005 52.0% 29.0% 14.4% 0.0% 3.5% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 45.5% 33.9% 13.5% 3.8% 2.2% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
424 Workington 11.7%
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%
369 Workington 45.5%
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%
299 Workington 65.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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