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Harrogate and Knaresborough

Shows the general election results for Harrogate and Knaresborough, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 77,280 and a turnout of 73.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Andrew Jones
Majority
18,168
Electorate
77,280
Turnout
73.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 55.5%
LD 23.5%
Lab 20.1%
Ind 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 (%)
Andrew Jones  Con 31,477 55.5 2.7
Helen Flynn  LD 13,309 23.5 1.4
Mark Sewards  Lab 11,395 20.1 9.9
Donald Fraser * Ind 559 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Ind UKIP Green BNP Oth
2005 35.9% 52.1% 9.1% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 45.7% 43.8% 6.4% 0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0%
2015 52.7% 22.1% 10.1% 0.0% 10.6% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.5% 23.5% 20.1% 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%
204 Harrogate and Knaresborough 32.0%
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%
333 Harrogate and Knaresborough 55.5%
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%
109 Harrogate and Knaresborough 73.4%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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