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Richmond (Yorks)

Shows the general election results for Richmond (Yorks), which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 79,062 and a turnout of 68.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Rishi Sunak
Majority
19,550
Electorate
79,062
Turnout
68.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 51.4%
UKIP 15.2%
Lab 13.2%
LD 6.4%
Ind 6.2%
Green 4.3%
Ind 3.4%

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 (%)
Rishi Sunak  Con 27,744 51.4 -11.4
Matthew Cooke  UKIP 8,194 15.2 15.2
Mike Hill  Lab 7,124 13.2 -2.1
John Harris  LD 3,465 6.4 -12.7
John Blackie  Ind 3,348 6.2 6.2
Leslie Rowe * Green 2,313 4.3 1.4
Robin Scott * Ind 1,811 3.4 3.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con UKIP Lab LD Ind Green Ind Oth
2005 39.6% 0.9% 9.2% 46.7% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 62.8% 0.0% 15.3% 19.1% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 51.4% 15.2% 13.2% 6.4% 6.2% 4.3% 6.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
137 Richmond (Yorks) 36.2%
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%
270 Richmond (Yorks) 51.4%
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%
260 Richmond (Yorks) 68.3%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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