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Wansbeck

Shows the general election results for Wansbeck, which is a constituency in Northumberland. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 62,151 and a turnout of 68.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Ian Lavery
Majority
10,435
Electorate
62,151
Turnout
68.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 57.3%
Con 32.7%
LD 4.7%
UKIP 3.5%
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 (%)
Ian Lavery  Lab 24,338 57.3 7.3
Chris Galley  Con 13,903 32.7 11.0
Joan Tebbutt * LD 2,015 4.7 -1.5
Melanie Hurst * UKIP 1,483 3.5 -14.7
Steven Leyland * Green 715 1.7 -2.1
* 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 UKIP Green BNP Ind Christian
2005 55.2% 15.0% 26.4% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.8% 17.5% 27.5% 2.5% 1.6% 3.7% 0.9% 0.4%
2015 50.0% 21.8% 6.2% 18.2% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.3% 32.7% 4.7% 3.5% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
311 Wansbeck 24.6%
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%
287 Wansbeck 57.3%
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%
360 Wansbeck 68.3%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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