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East Yorkshire

Shows the general election results for East Yorkshire, which is a constituency in Humberside. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 81,065 and a turnout of 66.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Greg Knight
Majority
15,006
Electorate
81,065
Turnout
66.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 58.3%
Lab 30.5%
LD 4.0%
UKIP 3.7%
The Yorkshire Party 1.9%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Greg Knight  Con 31,442 58.3 7.7
Alan Clark  Lab 16,436 30.5 9.8
Carl Minns * LD 2,134 4.0 -2.0
Andrew Dennis * UKIP 1,986 3.7 -14.2
Timothy Norman * The Yorkshire Party 1,015 1.9 1.9
Michael Jackson * Green 943 1.7 -1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP The Yorkshire Party Green Yorkshire First BNP SDP
2005 45.4% 32.1% 18.9% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 47.5% 20.3% 21.2% 4.2% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0% 3.6% 1.8%
2015 50.6% 20.7% 5.9% 17.9% 0.0% 3.5% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.3% 30.5% 4.0% 3.7% 1.9% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
272 East Yorkshire 27.8%
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%
257 East Yorkshire 58.3%
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%
445 East Yorkshire 66.6%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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