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Skipton and Ripon

Shows the general election results for Skipton and Ripon, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 78,104 and a turnout of 74.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Julian Smith
Majority
19,985
Electorate
78,104
Turnout
74.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 62.7%
Lab 28.3%
Green 6.4%
The Yorkshire Party 2.6%

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 (%)
Julian Smith  Con 36,425 62.7 7.2
Alan Woodhead  Lab 16,440 28.3 10.9
Andy Brown  Green 3,734 6.4 0.7
Jack Render * The Yorkshire Party 1,539 2.6 2.6
* 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 Green The Yorkshire Party UKIP LD BNP Ind Youth Oth
2005 39.1% 38.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 19.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 50.6% 10.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5% 32.4% 2.6% 0.6% 0.2% 0.0%
2015 55.4% 17.4% 5.7% 0.0% 14.0% 7.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 62.7% 28.3% 6.4% 2.6% 0.0% 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%
170 Skipton and Ripon 34.4%
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%
133 Skipton and Ripon 62.7%
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%
66 Skipton and Ripon 74.4%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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