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North Yorkshire

Shows the general election results for North Yorkshire, which is a county in Yorkshire and The Humber. It is comprised of 8 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 609,772 and a turnout of 65.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
609,772
Turnout
65.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 46.8%
Lab 19.0%
LD 27.8%
UKIP 2.7%
Green 1.0%
Others 2.7%

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 UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 7 1 0 0 0 0 8
Change +4 -1 -3 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 187 76 111 11 4 11 400
% vote 46.8% 19.0% 27.8% 2.7% 1.0% 2.7% 100.0%
Change +9.5% -8.5% -2.6% +0.8% -0.4% +1.1% 0%
Candidates 8 8 8 7 3 14 48
Deposits lost 0 0 0 6 3 14 23

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 37.3% 27.6% 30.4% 1.9% 1.3% 1.5%
2010 46.8% 19.0% 27.8% 2.7% 1.0% 2.7%

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 2 3 0 0 0
2010 7 1 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 19.0%
1 Richmond (Yorks) 43.7%
2 Thirsk and Malton 29.6%
3 Selby and Ainsty 23.7%
4 Skipton and Ripon 18.2%
5 Scarborough and Whitby 16.5%

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: 19.0%
1 Harrogate and Knaresborough 2.0%
2 York Outer 6.9%
3 York Central 13.9%
4 Scarborough and Whitby 16.5%
5 Skipton and Ripon 18.2%

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: 48.4%
1 Richmond (Yorks) 62.8%
2 Thirsk and Malton 52.9%
3 Skipton and Ripon 50.6%
4 Selby and Ainsty 49.4%
5 Harrogate and Knaresborough 45.7%

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: 48.4%
1 York Central 40.0%
2 Scarborough and Whitby 42.8%
3 York Outer 43.0%
4 Harrogate and Knaresborough 45.7%
5 Selby and Ainsty 49.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.6%
1 Harrogate and Knaresborough 71.1%
2 Selby and Ainsty 71.1%
3 Skipton and Ripon 70.7%
4 York Outer 70.2%
5 Richmond (Yorks) 66.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 65.6%
1 Thirsk and Malton 49.9%
2 York Central 60.8%
3 Scarborough and Whitby 65.3%
4 Richmond (Yorks) 66.3%
5 York Outer 70.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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