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Yorkshire and The Humber

Shows the general election results for Yorkshire and The Humber, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 2 counties (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 3,926,703 and a turnout of 66.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
3,926,703
Turnout
66.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 49.0%
Con 40.5%
LD 5.0%
UKIP 2.6%
Green 1.3%
Others 1.7%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Party Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 37 17 0 0 0 0 54
Change +4 -2 -2 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 1,277 1,054 130 68 33 45 2,606
% vote 49.0% 40.5% 5.0% 2.6% 1.3% 1.7% 100.0%
Change +9.9% +7.8% -2.1% -13.4% -2.3% +0.2% 0%
Candidates 54 54 53 33 34 60 288
Deposits lost 0 0 43 22 32 57 154

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% 37.9% 16.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
1997 51.9% 28.0% 16.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
2001 48.6% 30.2% 17.1% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0%
2005 43.6% 29.1% 20.7% 0.0% 0.0% 6.6%
2010 34.4% 32.8% 22.9% 2.8% 0.9% 6.2%
2015 39.1% 32.6% 7.1% 16.0% 3.5% 1.6%
2017 49.0% 40.5% 5.0% 2.6% 1.3% 1.7%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 34 22 0 0 0 0
1997 47 7 2 0 0 0
2001 47 7 2 0 0 0
2005 41 9 4 0 0 0
2010 32 19 3 0 0 0
2015 33 19 2 0 0 0
2017 37 17 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 22.7%
1 Sheffield Central 58.0%
2 Leeds Central 49.7%
3 Bradford West 48.1%
4 Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 45.7%
5 Bradford East 45.0%

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: 22.7%
1 Keighley 0.5%
2 Pudsey 0.6%
3 Calder Valley 1.0%
4 Colne Valley 1.5%
5 Penistone and Stocksbridge 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: 56.4%
1 Sheffield Central 70.9%
2 Leeds Central 70.2%
3 Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 67.3%
4 Bradford East 65.4%
5 York Central 65.2%

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: 56.4%
1 Sheffield, Hallam 38.4%
2 Leeds North West 44.1%
3 Penistone and Stocksbridge 45.8%
4 Calder Valley 46.1%
5 Keighley 46.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.4%
1 Sheffield, Hallam 77.6%
2 York Outer 75.7%
3 Leeds North East 75.6%
4 Skipton and Ripon 74.4%
5 Pudsey 74.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 66.4%
1 Leeds Central 53.2%
2 Kingston upon Hull East 55.5%
3 Kingston upon Hull North 57.4%
4 Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle 57.4%
5 Great Grimsby 57.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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