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North West

Shows the general election results for North West, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 3 counties (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 5,302,587 and a turnout of 67.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
5,302,587
Turnout
67.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 54.9%
Con 36.2%
LD 5.4%
UKIP 1.9%
Green 1.1%
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 UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 54 20 1 0 0 0 75
Change +3 -2 -1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 1,973 1,302 193 69 40 20 3,596
% vote 54.9% 36.2% 5.4% 1.9% 1.1% 0.5% 100.0%
Change +10.2% +5.0% -1.2% -11.7% -2.1% -0.2% 0%
Candidates 75 75 75 42 55 32 354
Deposits lost 0 0 57 37 55 30 179

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 44.3% 38.4% 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
1997 53.6% 27.6% 14.5% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2001 50.7% 29.3% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
2005 45.1% 28.7% 21.4% 0.0% 0.0% 4.9%
2010 39.4% 31.7% 21.6% 3.2% 0.5% 3.5%
2015 44.6% 31.2% 6.5% 13.6% 3.2% 0.7%
2017 54.9% 36.2% 5.4% 1.9% 1.1% 0.5%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 48 27 1 0 0 0
1997 64 9 2 0 0 1
2001 64 9 3 0 0 0
2005 60 10 5 0 0 0
2010 47 22 6 0 0 0
2015 51 22 2 0 0 0
2017 54 20 1 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 27.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
2 Knowsley 76.1%
3 Liverpool, Riverside 74.9%
4 Liverpool, West Derby 72.9%
5 Bootle 72.0%

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: 27.4%
1 Crewe and Nantwich 0.1%
2 Barrow and Furness 0.4%
3 Westmorland and Lonsdale 1.5%
4 Bolton West 1.8%
5 Pendle 2.9%

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: 59.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
2 Knowsley 85.3%
3 Liverpool, Riverside 84.5%
4 Bootle 84.0%
5 Liverpool, West Derby 82.7%

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: 59.7%
1 Southport 38.7%
2 Cheadle 44.6%
3 Hazel Grove 45.4%
4 Westmorland and Lonsdale 45.8%
5 Burnley 46.7%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.8%
1 Wirral West 78.5%
2 Wirral South 78.4%
3 Westmorland and Lonsdale 77.9%
4 City of Chester 77.4%
5 Sefton Central 75.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.8%
1 Manchester Central 55.1%
2 Blackley and Broughton 56.0%
3 Denton and Reddish 58.5%
4 Stalybridge and Hyde 59.5%
5 Blackpool South 59.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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