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England

Shows the general election results for England, which is a country in Great Britain. It is comprised of 9 regions (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 38,300,110 and a turnout of 65.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
38,300,110
Turnout
65.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.5%
Lab 28.1%
LD 24.2%
Green 1.0%
UKIP 3.5%
Others 3.7%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 297 191 43 1 0 1 533
Change +91 -87 -4 +1 0 -1 0%
Votes (000s) 9,908 7,039 6,076 259 867 933 25,081
% vote 39.5% 28.1% 24.2% 1.0% 3.5% 3.7% 100.0%
Change +3.8% -7.4% +1.3% +1.0% +3.5% -2.2% 0%
Candidates 532 532 532 298 490 1,041 3,425
Deposits lost 0 5 0 292 392 949 1,638

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
1992 45.5% 33.9% 19.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
1997 33.7% 43.5% 18.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.8%
2001 35.2% 41.4% 19.4% 0.0% 0.0% 3.9%
2005 35.7% 35.5% 22.9% 0.0% 0.0% 5.9%
2010 39.5% 28.1% 24.2% 1.0% 3.5% 3.7%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
1992 319 195 10 0 0 0
1997 165 328 34 0 0 2
2001 165 323 40 0 0 1
2005 206 278 47 0 0 2
2010 297 191 43 1 0 1

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
2 Knowsley 57.5%
3 East Ham 55.2%
4 Liverpool, West Derby 51.6%
5 Bootle 51.3%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 18.0%
1 Hampstead and Kilburn 0.1%
2 North Warwickshire 0.1%
3 Camborne and Redruth 0.2%
4 Bolton West 0.2%
5 Thurrock 0.2%

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: 47.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
2 Knowsley 70.9%
3 East Ham 70.4%
4 Bootle 66.4%
5 Liverpool, West Derby 64.1%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 47.4%
1 Norwich South 29.4%
2 Brighton, Pavilion 31.3%
3 Oldham East and Saddleworth 31.9%
4 Great Grimsby 32.7%
5 Hampstead and Kilburn 32.8%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.5%
1 Westmorland and Lonsdale 76.9%
2 Richmond Park 76.2%
3 Winchester 75.8%
4 Central Devon 75.7%
5 North East Somerset 75.4%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 65.5%
1 Manchester Central 44.3%
2 Leeds Central 46.0%
3 Birmingham, Ladywood 48.7%
4 Blackley and Broughton 49.2%
5 Thirsk and Malton 49.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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