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York Central

Shows the general election results for York Central, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 77,315 and a turnout of 68.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Rachael Maskell
Majority
18,575
Electorate
77,315
Turnout
68.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 65.2%
Con 30.2%
LD 4.7%

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 (%)
Rachael Maskell  Lab 34,594 65.2 22.8
Ed Young  Con 16,019 30.2 1.9
Nick Love * LD 2,475 4.7 -3.3
* 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 Yorkshire First TUSC BNP MRLP Oth
2005 48.8% 22.9% 20.1% 2.1% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 40.0% 26.1% 25.2% 2.4% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 42.4% 28.3% 8.0% 10.1% 10.0% 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 65.2% 30.2% 4.7% 0.0% 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%
159 York Central 35.0%
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%
79 York Central 65.2%
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%
340 York Central 68.7%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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