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Colne Valley

Shows the general election results for Colne Valley, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 84,387 and a turnout of 71.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Thelma Walker
Majority
915
Electorate
84,387
Turnout
71.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 47.7%
Con 46.2%
LD 4.1%
Green 1.5%
Ind 0.5%

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 (%)
Thelma Walker  Lab 28,818 47.7 12.7
Jason McCartney  Con 27,903 46.2 1.7
Cahal Burke * LD 2,494 4.1 -1.9
Sonia King * Green 892 1.5 -1.9
Patricia Sadio * Ind 313 0.5 0.4
* 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 Ind UKIP Yorkshire First BNP TUSC Oth
2005 35.4% 32.9% 24.5% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.4%
2010 26.4% 37.0% 28.2% 1.6% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 3.4% 1.3% 0.0%
2015 35.0% 44.4% 6.0% 3.4% 0.1% 10.1% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 47.7% 46.2% 4.1% 1.5% 0.5% 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%
612 Colne Valley 1.5%
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%
528 Colne Valley 47.7%
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%
205 Colne Valley 71.6%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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