Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Newcastle upon Tyne Central is a constituency in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Chi Onwurah (Labour) since May 2010.

2010 General Election

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

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
7,466
Electorate
60,507
Turnout
56.5%

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
Onwurah, Chinyelu
Labour
15,694 45.9% -4.6%
Kane, Gareth
Liberal Democrat
8,228 24.1% -3.4%
Holder, Nick
Conservative
6,611 19.4% 2.8%
Booth, Ken
BNP
2,302 6.7% 6.7%
Davies, Martin
UK Independence Party
754 2.2% 2.2%
Pearson, John
Green Party
568 1.7% -2.2%