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Bishop Auckland

Shows the general election results for Bishop Auckland, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 66,070 and a turnout of 59.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Helen Goodman
Majority
3,508
Electorate
66,070
Turnout
59.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 41.4%
Con 32.5%
UKIP 17.8%
LD 4.4%
Green 3.9%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Helen Goodman  Lab 16,307 41.4 2.4
Christopher Adams  Con 12,799 32.5 6.2
Rhys Burris  UKIP 7,015 17.8 15.1
Stephen White * LD 1,723 4.4 -18.0
Thom Robinson * Green 1,545 3.9 3.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green BNP LLPBPP
2005 50.0% 22.9% 3.4% 23.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 39.0% 26.3% 2.7% 22.3% 0.0% 4.9% 4.8%
2015 41.4% 32.5% 17.8% 4.4% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
539 Bishop Auckland 8.9%
650 Gower 0.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
566 Bishop Auckland 41.4%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
558 Bishop Auckland 59.6%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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