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Dudley North

Shows the general election results for Dudley North, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 62,043 and a turnout of 62.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Ian Austin
Majority
22
Electorate
62,043
Turnout
62.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 46.5%
Con 46.4%
UKIP 5.5%
LD 0.9%
Green 0.6%

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 (%)
Ian Austin  Lab 18,090 46.5 4.7
Les Jones  Con 18,068 46.4 15.6
Bill Etheridge  UKIP 2,144 5.5 -18.5
Ben France * LD 368 0.9 -0.3
Andrew Nixon * Green 240 0.6 -0.7
* 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 Apni Party TUSC BNP NF Oth
2005 42.6% 31.4% 4.6% 10.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.9%
2010 38.7% 37.0% 8.5% 10.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.9% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 41.8% 30.8% 24.0% 1.3% 1.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 46.5% 46.4% 5.5% 0.9% 0.6% 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%
647 Dudley North 0.1%
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%
558 Dudley North 46.5%
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%
570 Dudley North 62.7%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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