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Calder Valley

Shows the general election results for Calder Valley, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 79,045 and a turnout of 73.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Craig Whittaker
Majority
609
Electorate
79,045
Turnout
73.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 46.1%
Lab 45.1%
LD 3.4%
UKIP 2.5%
Ind 1.8%
Green 1.1%

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 (%)
Craig Whittaker  Con 26,790 46.1 2.5
Josh Fenton-Glynn  Lab 26,181 45.1 9.7
Janet Battye * LD 1,952 3.4 -1.6
Paul Rogan * UKIP 1,466 2.5 -8.6
Robert Holden * Ind 1,034 1.8 1.8
Kieran Turner * Green 631 1.1 -2.8
* 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 Yorkshire First World Peace Through Song BNP Eng Dem Oth
2005 35.8% 38.5% 18.9% 0.0% 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0%
2010 39.4% 27.0% 25.2% 2.3% 0.4% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 43.6% 35.4% 5.0% 11.1% 0.0% 3.9% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 46.1% 45.1% 3.4% 2.5% 1.8% 1.1% 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%
619 Calder Valley 1.0%
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%
562 Calder Valley 46.1%
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%
106 Calder Valley 73.4%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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