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Hexham

Shows the general election results for Hexham, which is a constituency in Northumberland. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 61,053 and a turnout of 75.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Guy Opperman
Majority
9,236
Electorate
61,053
Turnout
75.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 54.1%
Lab 34.1%
LD 7.1%
Green 2.7%
UKIP 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 (%)
Guy Opperman  Con 24,996 54.1 1.4
Stephen Powers  Lab 15,760 34.1 9.2
Fiona Hall  LD 3,285 7.1 0.3
Wesley Foot * Green 1,253 2.7 -2.9
Stuart Miles * UKIP 930 2.0 -7.9
* 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 BNP Oth
2005 42.4% 30.4% 25.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 43.2% 19.0% 29.9% 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 2.8% 0.0%
2015 52.7% 24.9% 6.8% 5.6% 9.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 54.1% 34.1% 7.1% 2.7% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
371 Hexham 20.0%
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%
381 Hexham 54.1%
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%
46 Hexham 75.7%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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