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City of Durham

Shows the general election results for City of Durham, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 68,725 and a turnout of 66.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Roberta Blackman-Woods
Majority
11,439
Electorate
68,725
Turnout
66.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 47.3%
Con 22.2%
UKIP 11.5%
LD 11.3%
Green 5.9%
Ind 1.4%
Ind 0.4%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Roberta Blackman-Woods  Lab 21,596 47.3 3.0
Rebecca Coulson  Con 10,157 22.2 9.0
Liam Clark  UKIP 5,232 11.5 9.6
Craig Martin  LD 5,153 11.3 -26.4
Jonathan Elmer  Green 2,687 5.9 5.9
John Marshall * Ind 649 1.4 1.0
Jon Collings * Ind 195 0.4 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green Ind Ind BNP
2005 64.1% 16.8% 0.0% 19.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 44.3% 13.3% 1.9% 37.7% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 2.5%
2015 47.3% 22.2% 11.5% 11.3% 5.9% 1.4% 1.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
313 City of Durham 25.0%
650 Gower 0.1%

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: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
397 City of Durham 47.3%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
341 City of Durham 66.5%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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