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East Yorkshire

Shows the general election results for East Yorkshire, which is a constituency in Humberside. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 81,023 and a turnout of 61.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Greg Knight
Majority
14,933
Electorate
81,023
Turnout
61.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 50.6%
Lab 20.7%
UKIP 17.9%
LD 5.9%
Green 3.5%
Yorkshire First 1.4%

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 (%)
Greg Knight  Con 25,276 50.6 3.1
Kevin Hickson  Lab 10,343 20.7 0.4
Stephanie Todd  UKIP 8,955 17.9 13.7
Robert Adamson  LD 2,966 5.9 -15.2
Mark Maloney * Green 1,731 3.5 2.0
Stewart Arnold * Yorkshire First 720 1.4 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green Yorkshire First BNP SDP
2005 45.4% 32.1% 3.6% 18.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 47.5% 20.3% 4.2% 21.2% 1.5% 0.0% 3.6% 1.8%
2015 50.6% 20.7% 17.9% 5.9% 3.5% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
230 East Yorkshire 29.9%
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%
296 East Yorkshire 50.6%
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%
519 East Yorkshire 61.7%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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