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Northumberland

Shows the general election results for Northumberland, which is a county in North East. It is comprised of 4 constituencies (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 245,426 and a turnout of 70.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
245,426
Turnout
70.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 44.4%
Lab 42.8%
LD 9.3%
Green 2.1%
UKIP 1.4%
Others 0.0%

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 Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 77 74 16 4 2 0 173
% vote 44.4% 42.8% 9.3% 2.1% 1.4% 0.0% 100.0%
Change +9.4% +9.3% -2.7% -2.1% -13.8% -0.1% 0%
Candidates 4 4 4 4 2 0 18
Deposits lost 0 0 2 4 2 0 8

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 25.6% 39.4% 33.7% 0.8% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 29.0% 30.2% 32.0% 0.4% 2.4% 5.9%
2015 34.9% 33.5% 12.0% 4.3% 15.2% 0.1%
2017 44.4% 42.8% 9.3% 2.1% 1.4% 0.0%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 1 2 1 0 0 0
2010 1 2 1 0 0 0
2015 2 2 0 0 0 0
2017 2 2 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 22.7%
1 Berwick-upon-Tweed 27.9%
2 Wansbeck 24.6%
3 Hexham 20.0%
4 Blyth Valley 18.6%

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: 22.7%
1 Blyth Valley 18.6%
2 Hexham 20.0%
3 Wansbeck 24.6%
4 Berwick-upon-Tweed 27.9%

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: 54.9%
1 Wansbeck 57.3%
2 Blyth Valley 55.9%
3 Hexham 54.1%
4 Berwick-upon-Tweed 52.5%

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: 54.9%
1 Berwick-upon-Tweed 52.5%
2 Hexham 54.1%
3 Blyth Valley 55.9%
4 Wansbeck 57.3%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 70.6%
1 Hexham 75.7%
2 Berwick-upon-Tweed 71.8%
3 Wansbeck 68.3%
4 Blyth Valley 67.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 70.6%
1 Blyth Valley 67.0%
2 Wansbeck 68.3%
3 Berwick-upon-Tweed 71.8%
4 Hexham 75.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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