Rotherham

Rotherham is a constituency in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The seat has been held by Sarah Champion (Labour) since November 2012.

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
10,462
Electorate
63,563
Turnout
59%

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
MacShane, Denis
Labour
16,741 44.6% -13.1%
Whiteley, Jackie
Conservative
6,279 16.7% 3.4%
Taylor, Rebecca
Liberal Democrat
5,994 16.0% -0.4%
Guest, Marlene
BNP
3,906 10.4% 10.4%
Thirlwall, Peter
Independent
2,366 6.3% 0.4%
Vines, Cavan
UK Independence Party
2,220 5.9% 2.0%