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Hemsworth

Shows the general election results for Hemsworth, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,870 and a turnout of 63.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Jon Trickett
Majority
10,174
Electorate
71,870
Turnout
63.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 56.0%
Con 33.9%
UKIP 5.6%
The Yorkshire Party 2.5%
LD 2.0%

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 (%)
Jon Trickett  Lab 25,740 56.0 4.7
Mike Jordan  Con 15,566 33.9 11.0
David Dews  UKIP 2,591 5.6 -14.6
Martin Roberts * The Yorkshire Party 1,135 2.5 2.5
Joan Macqueen * LD 912 2.0 -1.2
* 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 The Yorkshire Party LD Yorkshire First Ind BNP Oth
2005 58.7% 22.2% 0.0% 0.0% 15.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 46.8% 24.3% 0.0% 0.0% 12.9% 0.0% 9.0% 7.0% 0.0%
2015 51.3% 22.9% 20.2% 0.0% 3.2% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 56.0% 33.9% 5.6% 2.5% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
345 Hemsworth 22.1%
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%
322 Hemsworth 56.0%
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%
542 Hemsworth 63.9%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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