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Peterborough

Shows the general election results for Peterborough, which is a constituency in Cambridgeshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,522 and a turnout of 66.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Fiona Onasanya
Majority
607
Electorate
71,522
Turnout
66.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 48.1%
Con 46.8%
LD 3.3%
Green 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 (%)
Fiona Onasanya  Lab 22,950 48.1 12.5
Stewart Jackson  Con 22,343 46.8 7.1
Beki Sellick * LD 1,597 3.3 -0.4
Fiona Radic * Green 848 1.8 -0.8
* 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 Lib Ind Eng Dem Oth
2005 34.4% 43.3% 16.7% 0.0% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 29.5% 40.4% 19.6% 1.2% 6.7% 0.0% 0.9% 1.7% 0.0%
2015 35.6% 39.7% 3.8% 2.6% 15.9% 1.4% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 48.1% 46.8% 3.3% 1.8% 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%
615 Peterborough 1.3%
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%
518 Peterborough 48.1%
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%
437 Peterborough 66.7%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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