Results for a UK general election on 6 May 2010 Elections contested by Sinn Féin

A general election to the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom with an electorate of 45,597,461, having 29,687,604 valid votes and 81,879 invalid votes.

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Constituency Candidate Electorate Turnout Votes Vote share Vote change Position
Belfast East O'DONNGHAILE, Niall 59,007 58.4% 817 2.4% -0.1% 5th
Belfast North KELLY, Gerry 65,504 56.5% 12,588 34.0% 7.1% 2nd
Belfast West ADAMS, Gerry 59,522 54.0% 22,840 71.1% 2.5% 1st
East Antrim MCMULLAN, Oliver 60,204 50.7% 2,064 6.8% 1.4% 4th
East Londonderry O HOISIN, Cathal 63,220 55.3% 6,742 19.3% 1.9% 2nd
Fermanagh and South Tyrone GILDERNEW, Michelle 67,908 68.9% 21,304 45.5% 7.3% 1st
Foyle ANDERSON, Martina 65,843 57.5% 12,098 31.9% -1.4% 2nd
Lagan Valley BUTLER, Paul 65,257 56.0% 1,465 4.0% -0.3% 6th
Mid Ulster MCGUINNESS, Martin 64,594 63.2% 21,239 52.0% 4.4% 1st
Newry and Armagh MURPHY, Conor 74,308 60.4% 18,857 42.0% 0.6% 1st
North Antrim MCKAY, Daithi 73,338 57.8% 5,265 12.4% -1.8% 3rd
North Down PARKER, Vincent 60,698 55.2% 250 0.7% 0.1% 7th
South Antrim MCLAUGHLIN, Mitchel 63,054 53.9% 4,729 13.9% 3.2% 3rd
South Down RUANE, Caitriona 70,784 60.2% 12,236 28.7% 1.7% 2nd
Strangford COOGAN, Michael 60,539 53.7% 1,161 3.6% -0.1% 6th
Upper Bann O'DOWD, John 74,732 55.4% 10,237 24.7% 3.8% 3rd
West Tyrone DOHERTY, Pat 61,148 61.0% 18,050 48.4% 9.5% 1st

Turnout as calculated by the House of Commons Library, is the total number of votes cast and not spoiled, divided by the size of the electorate.

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.