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Bootle

Shows the general election results for Bootle, which is a constituency in North West. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,872 and a turnout of 69%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Peter Dowd
Majority
36,200
Electorate
72,872
Turnout
69%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 84.0%
Con 12.0%
LD 1.7%
Green 1.4%
SLP 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 (%)
Peter Dowd  Lab 42,259 84.0 9.6
Charles Fifield  Con 6,059 12.0 4.0
David Newman * LD 837 1.7 -0.5
Alison Gibbon * Green 709 1.4 -1.9
Kim Bryan * SLP 424 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 Lab Con LD Green SLP UKIP TUSC BNP Oth
2005 71.0% 7.4% 16.6% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
2010 66.4% 8.9% 15.1% 0.0% 0.0% 6.1% 1.1% 2.3% 0.0%
2015 74.5% 8.1% 2.2% 3.3% 0.0% 10.9% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 84.0% 12.0% 1.7% 1.4% 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%
5 Bootle 72.0%
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%
4 Bootle 84.0%
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%
327 Bootle 69.0%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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