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Cumbria

Shows the general election results for Cumbria, which is a county in North West. It is comprised of 6 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 388,434 and a turnout of 68.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
388,434
Turnout
68.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 30.8%
Con 39.4%
LD 24.3%
UKIP 2.2%
Green 0.6%
Others 2.8%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

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

Party Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 3 2 1 0 0 0 6
Change -1 +1 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 82 104 64 6 2 7 265
% vote 30.8% 39.4% 24.3% 2.2% 0.6% 2.8% 100.0%
Change -4.0% +1.5% +0.9% -0.1% +0.6% +1.1% 0%
Candidates 6 6 6 6 3 9 36
Deposits lost 1 0 0 6 3 9 19

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 34.8% 37.9% 23.4% 2.3% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 30.8% 39.4% 24.3% 2.2% 0.6% 2.8%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 4 1 1 0 0 0
2010 3 2 1 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 14.3%
1 Penrith and The Border 24.9%
2 Westmorland and Lonsdale 23.8%
3 Barrow and Furness 11.8%
4 Workington 11.7%
5 Copeland 9.0%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 14.3%
1 Carlisle 2.0%
2 Copeland 9.0%
3 Workington 11.7%
4 Barrow and Furness 11.8%
5 Westmorland and Lonsdale 23.8%

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: 49.2%
1 Westmorland and Lonsdale 60.0%
2 Penrith and The Border 53.4%
3 Barrow and Furness 48.1%
4 Copeland 46.0%
5 Workington 45.5%

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: 49.2%
1 Carlisle 39.3%
2 Workington 45.5%
3 Copeland 46.0%
4 Barrow and Furness 48.1%
5 Penrith and The Border 53.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.2%
1 Westmorland and Lonsdale 76.9%
2 Penrith and The Border 69.9%
3 Copeland 67.8%
4 Workington 65.9%
5 Carlisle 64.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 68.2%
1 Barrow and Furness 64.0%
2 Carlisle 64.7%
3 Workington 65.9%
4 Copeland 67.8%
5 Penrith and The Border 69.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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