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Bishop Auckland

Shows the general election results for Bishop Auckland, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,661 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Helen Goodman
Majority
502
Electorate
67,661
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 48.1%
Con 46.9%
LD 2.7%
BNP 2.3%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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 20,808 48.1 6.7
Christopher Adams  Con 20,306 46.9 14.4
Ciaran Morrissey * LD 1,176 2.7 -1.7
Adam Walker * BNP 991 2.3 2.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Green LLPBPP
2005 50.0% 22.9% 23.7% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 39.0% 26.3% 22.3% 4.9% 2.7% 0.0% 4.8%
2015 41.4% 32.5% 4.4% 0.0% 17.8% 3.9% 0.0%
2017 48.1% 46.9% 2.7% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
616 Bishop Auckland 1.2%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
517 Bishop Auckland 48.1%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
540 Bishop Auckland 64.0%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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