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Greater London

Shows the general election results for Greater London, which is a county in London. It is comprised of 73 constituencies (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 5,459,427 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
5,459,427
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 54.5%
Con 33.1%
LD 8.8%
Green 1.8%
UKIP 1.3%
Others 0.5%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Lab Con LD Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 49 21 3 0 0 0 73
Change +4 -6 +2 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 2,087 1,269 337 68 49 19 3,828
% vote 54.5% 33.1% 8.8% 1.8% 1.3% 0.5% 100.0%
Change +10.8% -1.7% +1.1% -3.1% -6.8% -0.2% 0%
Candidates 73 73 73 67 48 74 408
Deposits lost 0 0 33 67 45 73 218

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Green UKIP Others
2005 39.1% 32.3% 21.4% 2.7% 1.5% 3.1%
2010 36.6% 34.5% 22.1% 1.6% 1.7% 3.4%
2015 43.7% 34.9% 7.7% 4.9% 8.1% 0.8%
2017 54.5% 33.1% 8.8% 1.8% 1.3% 0.5%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Green UKIP Others
2005 44 22 6 0 0 1
2010 38 28 7 0 0 0
2015 45 27 1 0 0 0
2017 49 21 3 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 32.1%
1 East Ham 70.4%
2 Tottenham 70.1%
3 Hackney South and Shoreditch 68.5%
4 Walthamstow 66.5%
5 Camberwell and Peckham 65.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 32.1%
1 Kensington 0.1%
2 Richmond Park 0.1%
3 Chipping Barnet 0.6%
4 Hendon 2.1%
5 Carshalton and Wallington 2.7%

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: 61.1%
1 East Ham 83.2%
2 Tottenham 81.6%
3 Walthamstow 80.6%
4 Hackney South and Shoreditch 79.4%
5 Camberwell and Peckham 77.8%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 61.1%
1 Carshalton and Wallington 41.0%
2 Kensington 42.2%
3 Putney 44.1%
4 Kingston and Surbiton 44.7%
5 Richmond Park 45.1%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 70.1%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
2 Richmond Park 79.1%
3 Hornsey and Wood Green 77.9%
4 Wimbledon 77.2%
5 Kingston and Surbiton 76.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 70.1%
1 Barking 61.9%
2 Cities of London and Westminster 62.8%
3 Erith and Thamesmead 63.8%
4 Kensington 63.8%
5 Feltham and Heston 64.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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