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Greater London

Shows the general election results for Greater London, which is a county in London. It is comprised of 73 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 5,276,910 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
5,276,910
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 36.6%
Con 34.5%
LD 22.1%
UKIP 1.7%
Green 1.6%
Others 3.4%

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 38 28 7 0 0 0 73
Change -6 +6 +1 0 0 -1 0%
Votes (000s) 1,246 1,174 752 59 54 116 3,401
% vote 36.6% 34.5% 22.1% 1.7% 1.6% 3.4% 100.0%
Change -2.5% +2.3% +0.7% +0.3% -1.1% +0.3% 0%
Candidates 73 73 73 60 73 212 564
Deposits lost 0 0 0 59 72 204 335

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 39.1% 32.3% 21.4% 1.5% 2.7% 3.1%
2010 36.6% 34.5% 22.1% 1.7% 1.6% 3.4%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 44 22 6 0 0 1
2010 38 28 7 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 20.1%
1 East Ham 55.2%
2 West Ham 48.0%
3 Chelsea and Fulham 42.0%
4 Tottenham 41.6%
5 Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner 38.0%

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: 20.1%
1 Hampstead and Kilburn 0.1%
2 Hendon 0.2%
3 Brent Central 3.0%
4 Sutton and Cheam 3.3%
5 Brentford and Isleworth 3.6%

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: 49.1%
1 East Ham 70.4%
2 West Ham 62.7%
3 Chelsea and Fulham 60.5%
4 Orpington 59.7%
5 Tottenham 59.3%

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: 49.1%
1 Hampstead and Kilburn 32.8%
2 Brentford and Isleworth 37.2%
3 Ealing Central and Acton 38.0%
4 Croydon Central 39.4%
5 Poplar and Limehouse 40.0%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.5%
1 Richmond Park 76.2%
2 Twickenham 74.1%
3 Sutton and Cheam 72.8%
4 Orpington 72.2%
5 Wimbledon 72.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.5%
1 Kensington 53.3%
2 West Ham 55.0%
3 Cities of London and Westminster 55.2%
4 East Ham 55.6%
5 Bermondsey and Old Southwark 57.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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