UK general election on 6 May 2010 Elections won by Liberal Democrat

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 Majority
Argyll and Bute REID, Alan 67,165 67.3% 14,292 31.6% -4.9% 3,431
Bath FOSTER, Don 66,686 70.6% 26,651 56.6% 11.2% 11,883
Bermondsey and Old Southwark HUGHES, Simon 77,628 57.5% 21,590 48.4% 0.7% 8,530
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk MOORE, Michael 73,826 66.4% 22,230 45.4% 3.5% 5,675
Berwick-Upon-Tweed BEITH, Alan 56,578 67.9% 16,806 43.7% -8.9% 2,690
Birmingham, Yardley HEMMING, John 72,321 56.5% 16,162 39.6% -2.5% 3,002
Bradford East WARD, David 65,116 62.1% 13,637 33.7% 3.9% 365
Brecon and Radnorshire WILLIAMS, Roger 53,589 72.5% 17,929 46.2% 1.3% 3,747
Brent Central TEATHER, Sarah 74,046 61.2% 20,026 44.2% 13.1% 1,345
Bristol West WILLIAMS, Stephen 82,728 66.9% 26,593 48.0% 9.0% 11,366
Burnley BIRTWISTLE, Gordon 66,615 62.8% 14,932 35.7% 12.0% 1,818
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross THURSO, John 47,263 60.9% 11,907 41.4% -9.1% 4,826
Cambridge HUPPERT, Julian 74,699 67.1% 19,621 39.1% -5.6% 6,792
Cardiff Central WILLOTT, Jenny 61,165 59.1% 14,976 41.4% -8.4% 4,576
Carshalton and Wallington BRAKE, Tom 66,524 69.0% 22,180 48.3% 7.9% 5,260
Ceredigion WILLIAMS, Mark 59,882 63.9% 19,139 50.0% 13.5% 8,324
Cheadle HUNTER, Mark 71,635 73.3% 24,717 47.1% -0.7% 3,272
Cheltenham HORWOOD, Martin 78,998 66.8% 26,659 50.5% 11.1% 4,920
Chippenham HAMES, Duncan 72,106 72.6% 23,970 45.8% 3.3% 2,470
Colchester RUSSELL, Bob 74,064 62.3% 22,151 48.0% 0.3% 6,982
Eastbourne LLOYD, Stephen 77,840 67.0% 24,658 47.3% 5.6% 3,435
East Dunbartonshire SWINSON, Jo 63,795 75.2% 18,551 38.7% -3.1% 2,184
Eastleigh HUHNE, Chris 77,436 69.3% 24,966 46.5% 8.2% 3,864
Edinburgh West CROCKART, Mike 65,159 71.3% 16,684 35.9% -13.6% 3,803
Gordon BRUCE, Malcolm 73,420 66.4% 17,575 36.0% -9.0% 6,748
Hazel Grove STUNELL, Andrew 62,300 67.4% 20,485 48.8% -1.5% 6,371
Hornsey and Wood Green FEATHERSTONE, Lynne 78,748 69.9% 25,595 46.5% 3.2% 6,875
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey ALEXANDER, Danny 72,528 64.9% 19,172 40.7% 0.4% 8,765
Kingston and Surbiton DAVEY, Edward 81,115 70.4% 28,428 49.8% -1.3% 7,560
Leeds North West MULHOLLAND, Greg 65,399 66.5% 20,653 47.5% 10.6% 9,103
Lewes BAKER, Norman 68,708 72.9% 26,048 52.0% 0.5% 7,647
Manchester, Withington LEECH, John 74,371 60.5% 20,110 44.7% 2.4% 1,894
Mid Dorset and North Poole BROOKE, Annette 64,660 72.4% 21,100 45.1% -4.9% 269
North Cornwall ROGERSON, Dan 67,940 68.9% 22,512 48.1% 5.7% 2,981
North Devon HARVEY, Nick 74,508 68.9% 24,305 47.4% 0.9% 5,821
North East Fife CAMPBELL, Menzies 62,771 63.8% 17,763 44.3% -7.8% 9,048
North Norfolk LAMB, Norman 67,851 73.2% 27,554 55.5% 2.3% 11,626
Norwich South WRIGHT, Simon 73,649 64.6% 13,960 29.4% -0.6% 310
Orkney and Shetland CARMICHAEL, Alistair 33,085 58.5% 11,989 62.0% 10.5% 9,928
Portsmouth South HANCOCK, Mike 70,242 58.7% 18,921 45.9% 4.2% 5,200
Redcar SWALES, Ian 67,127 62.5% 18,955 45.2% 25.0% 5,214
Ross, Skye and Lochaber KENNEDY, Charles 51,836 67.2% 18,335 52.6% -6.1% 13,070
Sheffield, Hallam CLEGG, Nick 68,798 74.3% 27,324 53.4% 7.1% 15,284
Solihull BURT, Lorely 76,288 72.3% 23,635 42.9% 3.5% 175
Somerton and Frome HEATH, David 81,548 74.3% 28,793 47.5% 3.8% 1,817
Southport PUGH, John 67,200 65.1% 21,707 49.6% 3.3% 6,024
St Austell and Newquay GILBERT, Stephen 75,284 62.7% 20,189 42.7% -4.5% 1,312
St Ives GEORGE, Andrew 66,944 68.6% 19,619 42.7% -9.1% 1,719
Sutton and Cheam BURSTOW, Paul 66,658 72.8% 22,156 45.7% -1.2% 1,608
Taunton Deane BROWNE, Jeremy 82,507 70.5% 28,531 49.1% 4.7% 3,993
Thornbury and Yate WEBB, Steve 64,092 75.2% 25,032 51.9% -2.4% 7,116
Torbay SANDERS, Adrian 76,244 64.5% 23,126 47.0% 5.2% 4,078
Twickenham CABLE, Vincent 80,569 74.1% 32,483 54.4% 2.7% 12,140
Wells MUNT, Tessa 79,432 70.3% 24,560 44.0% 6.1% 800
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine SMITH, Robert 66,110 68.4% 17,362 38.4% -7.9% 3,684
Westmorland and Lonsdale FARRON, Tim 66,988 76.9% 30,896 60.0% 14.1% 12,264
Yeovil LAWS, David 82,314 69.4% 31,843 55.7% 4.2% 13,036

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.