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Fylde

Shows the general election results for Fylde, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 65,937 and a turnout of 70.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Mark Menzies
Majority
11,805
Electorate
65,937
Turnout
70.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 58.8%
Lab 33.4%
LD 5.0%
Green 2.7%

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 (%)
Mark Menzies  Con 27,334 58.8 9.7
Jed Sullivan  Lab 15,529 33.4 14.6
Freddie van Mierlo  LD 2,341 5.0 1.3
Tina Rothery * Green 1,263 2.7 -0.5
* 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 Green UKIP Ind NorP Oth
2005 54.3% 25.6% 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2%
2010 52.2% 19.7% 22.1% 1.5% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 49.1% 18.8% 3.7% 3.2% 12.8% 11.9% 0.5% 0.0%
2017 58.8% 33.4% 5.0% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
302 Fylde 25.4%
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%
240 Fylde 58.8%
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%
255 Fylde 70.5%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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