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General Election 2010

 
   

A General Election was held on the 6th May 2010.  Results for the constituencies of Blaydon, Gateshead and Jarrow are below.

Blaydon

Size of electorate: 67,808
Ballot papers returned: 45,070
Turnout: 66.5%

Party Candidate No. of Votes % Votes Polled Majority
The Labour Party Dave Anderson 22,297 49.6 9,117
Liberal Democrat Neil Bradbury 13,180 29.3
The Conservative Party Glenn Hall 7,159 15.9
British National Party Keith McFarlane 2,277 5.1

Gateshead

Size of electorate: 66,492
Ballot papers returned: 38343
Turnout: 57.7%

Party Candidate No. of Votes % Votes Polled Majority
The Labour Party Ian Mearns 20,712 54.1 12,549
Liberal Democrat Frank Hindle 8,163 21.3
The Conservative Party Hazal Anderson 5,716 14.9
British National Party Kevin Scott 1,787 4.7
United Kingdom Independence Party John Tennant 1,103 2.9
Green Party Andy Redfern 379 1.0
Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition Elaine Brunskill 266 0.7
The Christian Party David Walton 131 0.3

Jarrow 

Size of electorate: 64,350
Ballot papers returned:38,784
Turnout: 60.3%

Party Candidate No. of Votes % Votes Polled Majority
The Labour Party Stephen Hepburn 20,910 53.9 12,908
The Conservative Party Jeff Milburn 8,002 20.6
Liberal Democrat Tom Appleby 7,163 18.5
British National Party Andy Swaddle 2,709 7.0
 

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