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North West

Shows the general election results for North West, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 3 counties (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 5,255,192 and a turnout of 62.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
5,255,192
Turnout
62.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 39.4%
Con 31.7%
LD 21.6%
UKIP 3.2%
Green 0.5%
Others 3.5%

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 47 22 6 0 0 0 75
Change -13 +12 +1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 1,290 1,039 708 104 17 116 3,273
% vote 39.4% 31.7% 21.6% 3.2% 0.5% 3.5% 100.0%
Change -5.7% +3.0% +0.2% +3.2% +0.5% -1.4% 0%
Candidates 75 75 75 70 24 126 445
Deposits lost 1 0 0 64 24 109 198

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 44.3% 38.4% 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
1997 53.6% 27.6% 14.5% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2001 50.7% 29.3% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
2005 45.1% 28.7% 21.4% 0.0% 0.0% 4.9%
2010 39.4% 31.7% 21.6% 3.2% 0.5% 3.5%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 48 27 1 0 0 0
1997 64 9 2 0 0 1
2001 64 9 3 0 0 0
2005 60 10 5 0 0 0
2010 47 22 6 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 17.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
2 Knowsley 57.5%
3 Liverpool, West Derby 51.6%
4 Bootle 51.3%
5 Birkenhead 43.6%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 17.7%
1 Bolton West 0.2%
2 Oldham East and Saddleworth 0.2%
3 Lancaster and Fleetwood 0.8%
4 Wirral South 1.3%
5 Rochdale 1.9%

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: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
2 Knowsley 70.9%
3 Bootle 66.4%
4 Liverpool, West Derby 64.1%
5 Birkenhead 62.5%

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: 47.2%
1 Oldham East and Saddleworth 31.9%
2 Burnley 35.7%
3 Warrington South 35.8%
4 Lancaster and Fleetwood 36.1%
5 Rochdale 36.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 62.3%
1 Westmorland and Lonsdale 76.9%
2 Cheadle 73.3%
3 Wyre and Preston North 73.1%
4 Sefton Central 71.8%
5 Wirral West 71.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 62.3%
1 Manchester Central 44.3%
2 Blackley and Broughton 49.2%
3 Manchester, Gorton 50.5%
4 Wythenshawe and Sale East 51.0%
5 Liverpool, Riverside 52.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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