Barking

Barking is a constituency in London, England. The seat has been held by Dame Margaret Hodge (Labour) since May 2010.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 10 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
16,555
Electorate
73,868
Turnout
61.4%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Hodge, Margaret
Labour
24,628 54.3% 4.7%
Marcus, Simon
Conservative
8,073 17.8% 1.2%
Griffin, Nick
BNP
6,620 14.6% 14.6%
Carman, Dominic
Liberal Democrat
3,719 8.2% -2.6%
Maloney, Frank
UK Independence Party
1,300 2.9% -0.6%
Hargreaves, George
Christian
482 1.1% 1.1%
Forbes, Jayne
Green Party
317 0.7% -1.0%
Dowling, Crucial Chris
Official Monster Raving Loony Party
82 0.2% 0.2%
Darwood, Thomas
Independent
77 0.2% -17.7%
Sijuwola, Dapo
Restoratio
45 0.1% 0.1%