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Islington South and Finsbury

Shows the general election results for Islington South and Finsbury, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 69,536 and a turnout of 69.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Emily Thornberry
Majority
20,263
Electorate
69,536
Turnout
69.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 62.8%
Con 20.7%
LD 12.1%
Green 2.5%
UKIP 1.9%

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 (%)
Emily Thornberry  Lab 30,188 62.8 11.9
Jason Charalambous  Con 9,925 20.7 -1.6
Alain Desmier  LD 5,809 12.1 1.2
Benali Hamdache * Green 1,198 2.5 -5.1
Pete Muswell * UKIP 929 1.9 -5.7
* 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 CSA ED ANWP Oth
2005 39.9% 14.8% 38.3% 4.8% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 42.3% 19.4% 34.1% 1.6% 1.6% 0.0% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 50.9% 22.2% 10.9% 7.6% 7.6% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 62.8% 20.7% 12.1% 2.5% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
87 Islington South and Finsbury 42.2%
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%
127 Islington South and Finsbury 62.8%
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%
323 Islington South and Finsbury 69.1%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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