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Eastbourne

Shows the general election results for Eastbourne, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 79,307 and a turnout of 69.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
4,331
Electorate
79,307
Turnout
69.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 48.9%
LD 41.0%
Lab 7.0%
BXT 2.8%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Caroline Ansell  Con 26,951 48.9 4.8
Stephen Lloyd  LD 22,620 41.0 -5.9
Jake Lambert  Lab 3,848 7.0 -1.2
Stephen Gander * BXT 1,530 2.8 2.8
Ken Pollock * Ind 185 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab BXT Ind Green UKIP BNP
2005 43.1% 41.7% 10.8% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 2.6% 0.0%
2010 40.7% 47.3% 4.8% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 2.5% 1.8%
2015 39.6% 38.2% 7.8% 0.0% 0.3% 2.6% 11.6% 0.0%
2017 44.1% 46.9% 8.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.9% 41.0% 7.0% 2.8% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
544 Eastbourne 7.9%
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%
457 Eastbourne 48.9%
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%
243 Eastbourne 69.5%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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