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Lancaster and Fleetwood

Shows the general election results for Lancaster and Fleetwood, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,154 and a turnout of 68.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Cat Smith
Majority
6,661
Electorate
67,154
Turnout
68.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 55.1%
Con 40.6%
LD 2.5%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Cat Smith  Lab 25,342 55.1 12.8
Eric Ollerenshaw  Con 18,681 40.6 1.4
Robin Long * LD 1,170 2.5 -0.8
Rebecca Novell * Green 796 1.7 -3.3
* 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 Ind BNP
2005 42.4% 33.6% 15.6% 5.9% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 35.3% 36.1% 19.1% 4.4% 2.4% 0.5% 2.2%
2015 42.3% 39.2% 3.3% 5.0% 9.7% 0.4% 0.0%
2017 55.1% 40.6% 2.5% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
431 Lancaster and Fleetwood 14.5%
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%
348 Lancaster and Fleetwood 55.1%
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%
352 Lancaster and Fleetwood 68.5%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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