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Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford

Shows the general election results for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 81,641 and a turnout of 60.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Yvette Cooper
Majority
14,499
Electorate
81,641
Turnout
60.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 59.5%
Con 30.0%
UKIP 6.2%
The Yorkshire Party 2.9%
LD 1.4%

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 (%)
Yvette Cooper  Lab 29,268 59.5 4.6
Andrew Lee  Con 14,769 30.0 9.2
Lewis Thompson  UKIP 3,030 6.2 -15.2
Daniel Gascoigne * The Yorkshire Party 1,431 2.9 2.9
Clarke Roberts * LD 693 1.4 -1.5
* 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 The Yorkshire Party LD BNP Ind Oth
2005 65.3% 16.6% 0.0% 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 0.0% 6.9%
2010 48.2% 24.5% 0.0% 0.0% 16.4% 8.4% 2.6% 0.0%
2015 54.9% 20.8% 21.3% 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 59.5% 30.0% 6.2% 2.9% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
243 Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 29.5%
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%
222 Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 59.5%
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%
612 Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford 60.3%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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