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Portsmouth South

Shows the general election results for Portsmouth South, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 69,785 and a turnout of 63.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Stephen Morgan
Majority
1,554
Electorate
69,785
Turnout
63.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 41.0%
Con 37.6%
LD 17.3%
UKIP 2.5%
Green 1.6%

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 (%)
Stephen Morgan  Lab 18,290 41.0 21.5
Flick Drummond  Con 16,736 37.6 2.7
Robert Vernon-Jackson  LD 7,699 17.3 -5.0
Kevan Chippindall-Higgin * UKIP 1,129 2.5 -10.8
Ian McCulloch * Green 712 1.6 -5.9
* 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 UKIP Green Ind TUSC JACP BNP ED
2005 22.4% 33.6% 41.6% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 13.7% 33.3% 45.9% 2.1% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 2.1% 1.0%
2015 19.5% 34.8% 22.3% 13.4% 7.5% 1.7% 0.6% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 41.0% 37.6% 17.3% 2.5% 1.6% 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%
576 Portsmouth South 3.5%
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%
605 Portsmouth South 41.0%
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%
544 Portsmouth South 63.9%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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