United Kingdom general election, 2010 (Bristol)

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United Kingdom general election, 2010[1]
2005 ←
members
6 May 2010 (2010-05-06) → Next

All 4 Bristol seats to the House of Commons
  First party Second party Third party
  Gordon Brown Davos 2008 crop.jpg Nick Clegg by the 2009 budget cropped.jpg Official-photo-cameron.png
Leader Gordon Brown Nick Clegg David Cameron
Party Labour Liberal Democrat Conservative
Leader since 24 June 2007 18 December 2007 6 December 2005
Last election 3 seats 1 Seats 0 Seats
Seats before 3 1 0
Seats won 2 1 1
Seat change -1 ±0 +1
Popular vote 63,357 67,293 53,119
Percentage 31.82% 33.80 26.68%
Swing -9.98 % +6.44 % +2.38 %

Bristol UK general election 2010 map.svg

Constituency map of Bristol, coloured by winning party

Prime Minister before election

Gordon Brown
Labour

Subsequent Prime Minister

David Cameron
Conservative

These are the results of the United Kingdom general election, 2010 in the city of Bristol in England. The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010 and all three main UK parties saw success in different parts of the city.

At the 2005 General Election, three of the Bristol seats returned Labour Party MPs, while one returned a Liberal Democrat for the very first time.

For individual results see Results of the United Kingdom general election, 2010.

Overall result[edit]

Party MPs +/- Seats Contested Votes % +/- %
Labour Party 2 -1 4 63,357 31.82 -9.98 %
Liberal Democrats 1 4 67,293 33.80 +6.44 %
Conservative Party 1 +1 4 53,119 26.68 +2.38 %
Green 4 4,620 2.32 -0.79 %
United Kingdom Independence Party 4 4,604 2.31 +0.19 %
British National Party 2 3,699 1.86 N/A
English Democrats 4 1,652 0.83 +0.4 %
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition 2 390 0.20 N/A
Danny Kushlick 1 343 0.20 N/A

Seat by seat[edit]

Constituency Party MP Majority Result Swing
Bristol North West Conservative Charlotte Leslie 3,274 Conservative gain from Labour 8.9% from Liberal Democrats to Conservative
Bristol West Liberal Democrat Stephen Williams 11,366 Lib Dem hold 9.0% from Labour to Lib Dems
Bristol South Labour Dawn Primarolo 4,734 Labour Party hold 7.5% from Labour to Liberal Democrats
Bristol East Labour Kerry McCarthy 3,722 Labour Party hold 4.5% from Labour to Conservative

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