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Barrow and Furness

Shows the general election results for Barrow and Furness, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 69,474 and a turnout of 68.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
John Woodcock
Majority
209
Electorate
69,474
Turnout
68.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 47.5%
Con 47.0%
LD 2.7%
UKIP 2.0%
Green 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 (%)
John Woodcock  Lab 22,592 47.5 5.1
Simon Fell  Con 22,383 47.0 6.5
Loraine Birchall * LD 1,278 2.7 0.0
Alan Piper * UKIP 962 2.0 -9.7
Rob O'Hara * Green 375 0.8 -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 Lab Con LD UKIP Green Ind BNP Oth
2005 45.2% 32.6% 17.8% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 48.1% 36.3% 10.0% 1.9% 1.2% 0.6% 1.9% 0.0%
2015 42.3% 40.5% 2.7% 11.7% 2.5% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 47.5% 47.0% 2.7% 2.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
635 Barrow and Furness 0.4%
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%
532 Barrow and Furness 47.5%
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%
349 Barrow and Furness 68.5%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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