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Derby South

Shows the general election results for Derby South, which is a constituency in Derbyshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 69,918 and a turnout of 64.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Margaret Beckett
Majority
11,248
Electorate
69,918
Turnout
64.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 58.3%
Con 33.5%
UKIP 4.4%
LD 2.7%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Margaret Beckett  Lab 26,430 58.3 9.3
Evonne Williams  Con 15,182 33.5 6.1
Alan Graves * UKIP 2,011 4.4 -11.1
Joe Naitta * LD 1,229 2.7 -1.5
Ian Sleeman * Green 454 1.0 -2.0
* 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 UKIP LD Green TUSC BI Ind Oth
2005 53.2% 19.8% 1.4% 24.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
2010 43.3% 28.5% 4.4% 20.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0%
2015 49.0% 27.4% 15.5% 4.2% 3.0% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.3% 33.5% 4.4% 2.7% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
307 Derby South 24.8%
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%
253 Derby South 58.3%
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%
514 Derby South 64.8%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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