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Sheffield South East

Shows the general election results for Sheffield South East, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 68,945 and a turnout of 63.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Clive Betts
Majority
11,798
Electorate
68,945
Turnout
63.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 58.5%
Con 31.5%
UKIP 6.5%
LD 3.3%
SDP 0.2%

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 (%)
Clive Betts  Lab 25,520 58.5 7.1
Lindsey Cawrey  Con 13,722 31.5 14.1
Dennise Dawson  UKIP 2,820 6.5 -15.4
Colin Ross * LD 1,432 3.3 -2.1
Ishleen Oberoi * SDP 102 0.2 0.2
* 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 UKIP LD SDP Green CISTAP TUSC Eng Dem BNP Comm Oth
2005 41.7% 41.7% 2.3% 12.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 48.7% 17.4% 4.6% 23.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.7% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 51.4% 17.4% 21.9% 5.3% 0.0% 2.7% 0.5% 0.4% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.5% 31.5% 6.5% 3.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
282 Sheffield South East 27.1%
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%
249 Sheffield South East 58.5%
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%
557 Sheffield South East 63.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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