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Hastings and Rye

Shows the general election results for Hastings and Rye, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 78,319 and a turnout of 69.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Amber Rudd
Majority
346
Electorate
78,319
Turnout
69.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 46.9%
Lab 46.2%
LD 3.4%
UKIP 2.7%
Ind 0.8%

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 (%)
Amber Rudd  Con 25,668 46.9 2.3
Peter Chowney  Lab 25,322 46.2 11.1
Nicholas Perry * LD 1,885 3.4 0.3
Michael Sheridan * UKIP 1,479 2.7 -10.6
Nicholas Wilson * Ind 412 0.8 0.8
* 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 Ind Green BNP Eng Dem Oth
2005 38.1% 40.6% 15.9% 2.7% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 41.1% 37.1% 15.7% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 0.7% 0.0%
2015 44.5% 35.1% 3.2% 13.3% 0.0% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 46.9% 46.2% 3.4% 2.7% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
627 Hastings and Rye 0.6%
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%
545 Hastings and Rye 46.9%
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%
276 Hastings and Rye 69.9%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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