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Hyndburn

Shows the general election results for Hyndburn, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 73,111 and a turnout of 61.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Graham Jones
Majority
5,815
Electorate
73,111
Turnout
61.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 53.4%
Con 40.5%
UKIP 4.3%
LD 1.8%

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 (%)
Graham Jones  Lab 24,120 53.4 11.2
Kevin Horkin  Con 18,305 40.5 8.6
Janet Brown * UKIP 1,953 4.3 -17.0
Les Jones * LD 824 1.8 -0.2
* 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 LD Green BNP CPA ED Ind Oth
2005 45.7% 31.9% 1.9% 14.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.2%
2010 41.1% 33.8% 3.5% 11.8% 1.1% 5.0% 1.9% 1.0% 0.9% 0.0%
2015 42.1% 31.9% 21.3% 2.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 53.4% 40.5% 4.3% 1.8% 0.0% 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%
445 Hyndburn 12.9%
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%
396 Hyndburn 53.4%
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%
584 Hyndburn 61.8%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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