Election for the constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale on 6 May 2010.

An election to the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Westmorland and Lonsdale, held as part of the general election on 6 May 2010.

Liberal Democrats hold by Tim Farron with a majority of 12,264 - 23.8% - on a turnout of 76.9%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
FARRON, Tim LD 30,896 60.0% 14.1%
MCKEEVER, Gareth Con 18,632 36.2% -8.1%
TODD, Jonathan Lab 1,158 2.2% -5.6%
MANDER, John UKIP 801 1.6% 0.2%

An electorate of 66,988, having a valid vote count of 51,487 and an invalid vote count of 82.

Result declared at 14:18 on 7 May 2010. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.

This constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale was established by the 2010-2024 boundary set for England. This election was the first held under that boundary set. Any holds, gains and vote change percentages as a result of this election are calculated from notional results.