Menu

City of Durham

Shows the general election results for City of Durham, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 71,271 and a turnout of 68.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
5,025
Electorate
71,271
Turnout
68.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 42.0%
Con 31.7%
LD 16.2%
BXT 6.7%
Green 3.3%

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 (%)
Mary Foy  Lab 20,531 42.0 -13.4
William Morgan  Con 15,506 31.7 1.9
Amanda Hopgood  LD 7,935 16.2 6.3
Lesley Wright  BXT 3,252 6.7 6.7
Jonathan Elmer * Green 1,635 3.3 1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BXT Green UKIP Ind Young People's Party BNP
2005 64.1% 16.8% 19.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 44.3% 13.3% 37.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 0.4% 0.0% 2.5%
2015 47.3% 22.2% 11.3% 0.0% 5.9% 11.5% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.4% 29.8% 9.9% 0.0% 1.6% 2.3% 0.8% 0.1% 0.0%
2019 42.0% 31.7% 16.2% 6.7% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
502 City of Durham 10.3%
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.

View full list
Highest winning vote share % Average: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
614 City of Durham 42.0%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

View full list
Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
285 City of Durham 68.6%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

View full list