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Yorkshire and The Humber

Shows the general election results for Yorkshire and The Humber, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 2 counties (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 3,827,033 and a turnout of 62.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
3,827,033
Turnout
62.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 34.4%
Con 32.8%
LD 22.9%
UKIP 2.8%
Green 0.9%
Others 6.2%

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 32 19 3 0 0 0 54
Change -9 +10 -1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 827 790 552 68 21 148 2,406
% vote 34.4% 32.8% 22.9% 2.8% 0.9% 6.2% 100.0%
Change -9.2% +3.7% +2.2% +2.8% +0.9% -0.4% 0%
Candidates 54 54 54 42 21 113 338
Deposits lost 0 0 0 34 21 89 144

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% 37.9% 16.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
1997 51.9% 28.0% 16.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
2001 48.6% 30.2% 17.1% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0%
2005 43.6% 29.1% 20.7% 0.0% 0.0% 6.6%
2010 34.4% 32.8% 22.9% 2.8% 0.9% 6.2%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 34 22 0 0 0 0
1997 47 7 2 0 0 0
2001 47 7 2 0 0 0
2005 41 9 4 0 0 0
2010 32 19 3 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 15.9%
1 Richmond (Yorks) 43.7%
2 Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 35.0%
3 Wentworth and Dearne 33.1%
4 Barnsley Central 30.0%
5 Sheffield, Hallam 29.9%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 15.9%
1 Sheffield Central 0.4%
2 Bradford East 0.9%
3 Kingston upon Hull North 1.9%
4 Harrogate and Knaresborough 2.0%
5 Great Grimsby 2.2%

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: 44.2%
1 Richmond (Yorks) 62.8%
2 Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 55.0%
3 Sheffield, Hallam 53.4%
4 Thirsk and Malton 52.9%
5 Wentworth and Dearne 50.6%

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: 44.2%
1 Great Grimsby 32.7%
2 Bradford East 33.7%
3 Dewsbury 35.0%
4 Colne Valley 37.0%
5 Halifax 37.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 62.9%
1 Sheffield, Hallam 74.3%
2 Shipley 73.0%
3 Keighley 72.4%
4 Elmet and Rothwell 71.8%
5 Harrogate and Knaresborough 71.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 62.9%
1 Leeds Central 46.0%
2 Thirsk and Malton 49.9%
3 Kingston upon Hull East 50.6%
4 Kingston upon Hull North 52.0%
5 Great Grimsby 53.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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