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Coventry South

Shows the general election results for Coventry South, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 70,979 and a turnout of 63.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
401
Electorate
70,979
Turnout
63.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 43.4%
Con 42.5%
LD 7.5%
BXT 3.2%
Green 2.4%
Ind 1.0%

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 (%)
Zarah Sultana  Lab 19,544 43.4 -11.7
Mattie Heaven  Con 19,143 42.5 4.4
Stephen Richmond  LD 3,398 7.5 4.7
James Crocker * BXT 1,432 3.2 3.2
Becky Finlayson * Green 1,092 2.4 1.1
Ed Manning * Ind 435 1.0 0.5
* 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 Ind UKIP TUSC Mainstream SAP Oth
2005 45.8% 30.6% 17.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.9%
2010 41.8% 33.4% 18.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.0% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0%
2015 42.3% 35.0% 4.1% 0.0% 3.9% 0.0% 13.1% 1.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.0% 38.1% 2.9% 0.0% 1.3% 0.5% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 43.4% 42.5% 7.5% 3.2% 2.4% 1.0% 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%
639 Coventry South 0.9%
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%
592 Coventry South 43.4%
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%
485 Coventry South 63.5%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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