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Lancashire

Shows the general election results for Lancashire, which is a county in North West. It is comprised of 16 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 1,107,553 and a turnout of 64.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
1,107,553
Turnout
64.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 38.7%
Lab 35.2%
LD 18.1%
UKIP 3.8%
Green 0.6%
Others 3.6%

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 UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 9 6 1 0 0 0 16
Change +6 -6 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 276 251 129 27 4 26 714
% vote 38.7% 35.2% 18.1% 3.8% 0.6% 3.6% 100.0%
Change +3.9% -4.2% -0.9% +2.1% 0.0% -0.7% 0%
Candidates 16 16 16 16 5 29 98
Deposits lost 0 0 0 15 5 26 46

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 34.9% 39.4% 19.0% 1.7% 0.6% 4.3%
2010 38.7% 35.2% 18.1% 3.8% 0.6% 3.6%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 3 12 1 0 0 0
2010 9 6 1 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.9%
1 Wyre and Preston North 30.9%
2 Fylde 30.2%
3 Ribble Valley 28.2%
4 Preston 23.8%
5 Blackburn 21.7%

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: 12.9%
1 Lancaster and Fleetwood 0.8%
2 Morecambe and Lunesdale 2.0%
3 Burnley 4.3%
4 Chorley 5.2%
5 Blackpool South 5.3%

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

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 44.1%
1 Wyre and Preston North 52.4%
2 Fylde 52.2%
3 Ribble Valley 50.3%
4 Preston 48.2%
5 Blackburn 47.8%

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: 44.1%
1 Burnley 35.7%
2 Lancaster and Fleetwood 36.1%
3 Pendle 38.9%
4 Blackpool South 41.1%
5 Hyndburn 41.1%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.4%
1 Wyre and Preston North 73.1%
2 Chorley 70.1%
3 South Ribble 67.9%
4 Pendle 67.8%
5 Ribble Valley 67.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.4%
1 Preston 53.1%
2 Blackpool South 55.8%
3 Blackpool North and Cleveleys 61.5%
4 Morecambe and Lunesdale 62.4%
5 Burnley 62.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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