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Barnsley East

Shows the general election results for Barnsley East, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 69,504 and a turnout of 54.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
3,217
Electorate
69,504
Turnout
54.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 37.6%
BXT 29.2%
Con 27.3%
LD 3.5%
Green 2.4%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Stephanie Peacock  Lab 14,329 37.6 -21.9
Jim Ferguson  BXT 11,112 29.2 29.2
Adam Gregg  Con 10,377 27.3 0.3
Sophie Thornton * LD 1,330 3.5 1.7
Richard Trotman * Green 922 2.4 2.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab BXT Con LD Green UKIP The Yorkshire Party Eng Dem Yorkshire First TUSC Vapers In Power BNP Ind SLP Oth
2005 71.0% 0.0% 12.7% 14.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
2010 47.0% 0.0% 16.5% 18.2% 0.0% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.6% 1.9% 1.6% 0.0%
2015 54.7% 0.0% 14.6% 3.2% 0.0% 23.5% 0.0% 1.1% 1.7% 0.9% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 59.5% 0.0% 27.0% 1.8% 0.0% 8.0% 3.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 37.6% 29.2% 27.3% 3.5% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
538 Barnsley East 8.5%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
641 Barnsley East 37.6%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
637 Barnsley East 54.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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