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Southport

Shows the general election results for Southport, which is a constituency in North West. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 69,400 and a turnout of 69.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Damien Moore
Majority
2,914
Electorate
69,400
Turnout
69.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 38.7%
Lab 32.6%
LD 26.4%
UKIP 2.4%

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 (%)
Damien Moore  Con 18,541 38.7 10.7
Liz Savage  Lab 15,627 32.6 13.4
Sue McGuire  LD 12,661 26.4 -4.6
Terry Durrance * UKIP 1,127 2.4 -14.5
* 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 UKIP Green Southport Party Oth
2005 12.1% 55.6% 28.8% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 35.8% 9.4% 49.6% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 28.0% 19.2% 31.0% 16.8% 2.8% 2.2% 0.0%
2017 38.7% 32.6% 26.4% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
539 Southport 6.1%
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%
626 Southport 38.7%
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%
322 Southport 69.1%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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