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Walsall North

Shows the general election results for Walsall North, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,308 and a turnout of 56.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Eddie Hughes
Majority
2,601
Electorate
67,308
Turnout
56.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 49.6%
Lab 42.8%
UKIP 6.0%
LD 1.5%

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 (%)
Eddie Hughes  Con 18,919 49.6 15.9
David Winnick  Lab 16,318 42.8 3.8
Liz Hazell  UKIP 2,295 6.0 -16.0
Isabelle Parasram * LD 586 1.5 -0.7
* 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 UKIP LD TUSC Green BNP DLP CHP Oth
2005 27.4% 48.2% 3.7% 12.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.3%
2010 34.3% 37.0% 4.8% 13.1% 0.0% 0.0% 8.1% 2.3% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 33.8% 39.0% 22.0% 2.3% 1.5% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 49.6% 42.8% 6.0% 1.5% 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%
524 Walsall North 6.8%
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%
485 Walsall North 49.6%
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%
641 Walsall North 56.6%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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