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York Central

Shows the general election results for York Central, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,439 and a turnout of 60.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Bayley, Hugh
Majority
6,451
Electorate
76,439
Turnout
60.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.0%
Con 26.1%
LD 25.2%
Green 3.6%
BNP 2.5%
UKIP 2.4%
MRLP 0.3%

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 (%)
Bayley, Hugh  Lab 18,573 40.0 -8.9
Wade Weeks, Susan  Con 12,122 26.1 3.2
Vassie, Christian  LD 11,694 25.2 5.0
Chase, Andy * Green 1,669 3.6 -1.7
Kelly, Jeff * BNP 1,171 2.5 2.5
Abbott, Paul * UKIP 1,100 2.4 0.3
Vee, Eddie * MRLP 154 0.3 0.3
* 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 Green BNP UKIP MRLP Oth
2005 48.8% 22.9% 20.1% 5.3% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 40.0% 26.1% 25.2% 3.6% 2.5% 2.4% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
371 York Central 13.9%
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%
540 York Central 40.0%
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%
503 York Central 60.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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