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North East

Shows the general election results for North East, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 3 counties (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 1,948,281 and a turnout of 61.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
1,948,281
Turnout
61.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 43.6%
Con 23.7%
LD 23.6%
UKIP 2.7%
Green 0.3%
Others 6.1%

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 25 2 2 0 0 0 29
Change -2 +1 +1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 518 282 280 32 4 73 1,190
% vote 43.6% 23.7% 23.6% 2.7% 0.3% 6.1% 100.0%
Change -9.3% +4.2% +0.3% +2.7% +0.3% +1.8% 0%
Candidates 29 29 29 24 7 55 173
Deposits lost 0 0 0 23 7 42 72

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 53.4% 30.8% 15.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
1997 64.0% 19.8% 12.6% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6%
2001 59.4% 21.3% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6%
2005 52.9% 19.5% 23.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2010 43.6% 23.7% 23.6% 2.7% 0.3% 6.1%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 25 4 1 0 0 0
1997 28 1 1 0 0 0
2001 28 1 1 0 0 0
2005 27 1 1 0 0 0
2010 25 2 2 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.0%
1 Easington 42.9%
2 Jarrow 33.3%
3 Gateshead 32.8%
4 Washington and Sunderland West 30.7%
5 South Shields 30.4%

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 Stockton South 0.7%
2 Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 3.6%
3 City of Durham 6.6%
4 Berwick-upon-Tweed 7.0%
5 Newcastle upon Tyne North 7.8%

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: 45.9%
1 Easington 58.9%
2 Gateshead 54.1%
3 Jarrow 53.9%
4 Washington and Sunderland West 52.5%
5 South Shields 52.0%

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: 45.9%
1 Stockton South 38.9%
2 Bishop Auckland 39.0%
3 Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 39.2%
4 Darlington 39.4%
5 Newcastle upon Tyne North 40.8%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 61.1%
1 Hexham 72.0%
2 Tynemouth 69.6%
3 Stockton South 68.1%
4 Berwick-upon-Tweed 67.9%
5 City of Durham 67.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 61.1%
1 Middlesbrough 51.4%
2 Washington and Sunderland West 54.2%
3 Easington 54.7%
4 Houghton and Sunderland South 55.3%
5 Hartlepool 55.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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