Political Science Resources: British General Election, 2010

Exit Poll (10.0pm, BBC / ITN / SKY):
ConLabLDOther
3072555929
Revised after first result to:
3052556129
Result:Seats% Vote
Conservative30736.1%
Labour25829.0%
LiBDem5723.0%
Scotish National611.9%
Plaid Cymru3
Others19

One seat was contested on 27th May

The parties and social networking

Conservative PartyfacebooktwitterYouTubelivestreamdelicious

Labour Partyfacebooktwitternews

LibDem PartyfacebooktwitterYouTube

All parties

Summary results are here, detailed constituency results can be found here, while the usual detailed aggregate statistics can be found here.

Parties, candidates, and the election

* Candidates
* Constituency list
* Declaration times
* DEMREF 2010
* Election broadcasts schedule
* Election Blogs & Forums
* Election Law & Fraud
* Election Timetable
* Electoral Commission
* Hustings.com
* Leaders' Debate format
* Manifestos: Parties
* Manifestos: Interest Groups
* MPs affected by expenses
* Party funding
* Party websites (national)
* Party websites (local)
* PPC websites
* PSR Election blog
* Registered Political Parties
* Retiring MPs
* TheyWorkForYou.com
* ukpollingreport Seat Profiles
* YourNextMP

Polls, predictions, statistics, and tactical voting

* 2005 election results
* 2005 Marginals
* BBC Poll Tracker
* D Telegraph political map
* Elections Meter
* Electoral Calculus
* First Past the Post
* Google search statistics
* If tactical voting explodes ..
* Ipsos MORI polls
* Market Oracle forecast
* New Statesman Poll Guide
* Oddschecker
* OLBG betting odds
* OS Election maps
* Paddy Power odds
* Politics Home Electoral Index
* Pooling the Polls
* PR Election Dashboard
* Sky News election map
* Robert Smithson forecast
* Swing
* Tactical voting
* Target Seats for each party
* Times Interactive Map
* Tweetlection
* Tweetminster
* UK Polling Report
* UK Psephologist
* Voter Power: marginality
* Vote Match
* YouGov archives

Hung Parliament

A 'hung Parliament' is one where no political party has an overall majority, and thus no party can reliably get its legislation through Parliament without the support of at least one other party

* Benefits of a hung Parl
* Cabinet Office guidance
* Charter 2010
* Coalition & Minority Govt
* Don't be afraid of a hung Parl
* Financial effects
* Impact of a Hung Parliament
* Hang'em
* Hung Parliament, N Statesman
* Hung Parliaments, H of C Note
* Making Minority Govt Work
* No Overall Control?, review
* Planning for a hung Parliament
* Scenario Planning
* Scots advise on hung Parl
* Vote for a Change
* What is a hung Parliament?
* What happens if a hung Parl?
* What would a hung Parl mean?

Newspaper and TV general election sites

* BBC College of Journalism
* BBC Election 2010
* Channel 4 Factcheck
* Channel 4 Vote 2010
* Draft BBC Election Guidelines
* FT.com
* Guardian election page
* Mail Online
* News Now
* Press Association
* Reuters
* Sky News
* Telegraph election page
* UK Election News

Other election sites and information

* 2010 General Election, news
* About my vote
* Advice for Independents
* An election of three halves
* Ask the Climate Question
* Blair: election 2010
* British Election Study
* Chilcot Iraq Inquiry
* Conservatives Intouch
* Conservative iPhone App
* Criteria for PEBs
* Democracy Club
* EC Guidance for Candidates
* Election Debates
* Election Law Channel
* How will BBC cover election?
* Justice Ministry guidance
* Key Seats: The Hustings
* LibDems Flock Together
* LibDem iPhone App
* LibDem manifesto process
* LibDems 4 Parliament
* Local elections in 2010
* mumsnet election page
* MyDavidCameron.com
* MyLabourPosters
* One of the Above, IoS
* Party Election Broadcasts
* PEBs: Ofcom rules
* Pits n Pots, Stoke election info
* Power2010
* Progressive Parliament Network
* Sack the Parties
* SCVO: Charities and Elections
* Take Back Parliament
* The Straight Choice (leaflets)
* Strategic voting scholarship
* Tamar Political Search Index
* UK National Debt Clock
* Vote Geek
* Voting & Elections, DirectGov



British (UK) General Election 2010

Political Science Resources
© Richard Kimber
Last Modified: 22 October 12


Users of this website
thought the result would be:
Con majority 20 or more126
Con majority under 20282
Hung Parl: Con largest123
Hung Parl: Lab largest88
Labour majority43

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