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Copeland

Shows the general election results for Copeland, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 61,751 and a turnout of 69.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Trudy Harrison
Majority
1,695
Electorate
61,751
Turnout
69.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 49.1%
Lab 45.1%
LD 3.3%
UKIP 2.5%

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 (%)
Trudy Harrison  Con 21,062 49.1 13.3
Gillian Troughton  Lab 19,367 45.1 2.9
Rebecca Hanson * LD 1,404 3.3 -0.2
Herbert Crossman * UKIP 1,094 2.5 -13.0
* 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 Green BNP Oth
2005 33.5% 46.7% 13.9% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6%
2010 37.1% 46.0% 10.2% 2.3% 0.9% 3.4% 0.0%
2015 35.8% 42.3% 3.5% 15.5% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 49.1% 45.1% 3.3% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
572 Copeland 3.9%
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%
496 Copeland 49.1%
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%
301 Copeland 69.5%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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