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Richmond (Yorks)

Shows the general election results for Richmond (Yorks), which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 80,905 and a turnout of 70.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Rishi Sunak
Majority
23,108
Electorate
80,905
Turnout
70.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 63.9%
Lab 23.4%
LD 5.9%
The Yorkshire Party 3.7%
Green 3.1%

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 (%)
Rishi Sunak  Con 36,458 63.9 12.6
Dan Perry  Lab 13,350 23.4 10.2
Tobie Abel  LD 3,360 5.9 -0.5
Chris Pearson * The Yorkshire Party 2,106 3.7 3.7
Fiona Yorke * Green 1,739 3.1 -1.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD The Yorkshire Party Green UKIP Ind Oth
2005 39.6% 9.2% 46.7% 0.0% 2.7% 0.9% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 62.8% 15.3% 19.1% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 51.4% 13.2% 6.4% 0.0% 4.3% 15.2% 6.2% 0.0%
2017 63.9% 23.4% 5.9% 3.7% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
100 Richmond (Yorks) 40.5%
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%
99 Richmond (Yorks) 63.9%
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%
256 Richmond (Yorks) 70.5%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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