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Ilford South

Shows the general election results for Ilford South, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,487 and a turnout of 69.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Mike Gapes
Majority
31,647
Electorate
82,487
Turnout
69.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 75.8%
Con 20.9%
LD 1.3%
Green 0.9%
UKIP 0.8%
Friends Party 0.1%

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 (%)
Mike Gapes  Lab 43,724 75.8 11.8
Chris Chapman  Con 12,077 20.9 -5.0
Farid Ahmed * LD 772 1.3 -0.6
RoseMary Warrington * Green 542 0.9 -2.0
Tariq Saeed * UKIP 477 0.8 -4.4
Kane Khan * Friends Party 65 0.1 0.1
* 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 LD Green UKIP Friends Party SKGH Oth
2005 48.9% 27.2% 20.5% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
2010 49.4% 27.4% 17.0% 2.6% 2.2% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0%
2015 64.0% 25.9% 2.0% 2.9% 5.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 75.8% 20.9% 1.3% 0.9% 0.8% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
26 Ilford South 54.9%
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%
21 Ilford South 75.8%
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%
278 Ilford South 69.9%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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