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West Midlands

Shows the general election results for West Midlands, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 4 counties (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 4,084,007 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
4,084,007
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.5%
Lab 30.6%
LD 20.5%
UKIP 4.0%
Green 0.6%
Others 4.8%

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 33 24 2 0 0 0 59
Change +15 -14 0 0 0 -1 0%
Votes (000s) 1,044 808 540 106 15 127 2,641
% vote 39.5% 30.6% 20.5% 4.0% 0.6% 4.8% 100.0%
Change +4.5% -8.1% +1.9% +4.0% +0.6% -2.9% 0%
Candidates 59 59 59 57 24 102 360
Deposits lost 0 0 0 41 24 88 153

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
1992 44.8% 38.8% 15.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
1997 33.7% 47.0% 13.8% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2001 35.0% 44.8% 14.7% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2005 35.0% 38.7% 18.6% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
2010 39.5% 30.6% 20.5% 4.0% 0.6% 4.8%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
1992 31 28 0 0 0 0
1997 14 43 1 0 0 1
2001 13 43 2 0 0 1
2005 18 38 2 0 0 1
2010 33 24 2 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 15.1%
1 Aldridge-Brownhills 39.5%
2 Lichfield 34.3%
3 Sutton Coldfield 33.6%
4 South Staffordshire 32.9%
5 Meriden 31.2%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 15.1%
1 North Warwickshire 0.1%
2 Solihull 0.3%
3 Dudley North 1.7%
4 Wolverhampton South West 1.7%
5 Telford 2.4%

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

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 45.3%
1 Aldridge-Brownhills 59.3%
2 Birmingham, Ladywood 55.7%
3 Mid Worcestershire 54.5%
4 Lichfield 54.4%
5 Sutton Coldfield 54.0%

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: 45.3%
1 Birmingham, Hall Green 32.9%
2 Wyre Forest 36.9%
3 Walsall North 37.0%
4 Newcastle-under-Lyme 38.0%
5 Birmingham, Selly Oak 38.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.7%
1 Kenilworth and Southam 75.2%
2 West Worcestershire 74.3%
3 Ludlow 73.1%
4 Stratford-on-Avon 72.7%
5 Warwick and Leamington 72.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.7%
1 Birmingham, Ladywood 48.7%
2 Stoke-on-Trent Central 53.2%
3 Birmingham, Erdington 53.5%
4 West Bromwich West 55.8%
5 Stoke-on-Trent North 55.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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