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Gainsborough

Shows the general election results for Gainsborough, which is a constituency in Lincolnshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 75,893 and a turnout of 67.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Edward Leigh
Majority
17,023
Electorate
75,893
Turnout
67.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 61.8%
Lab 28.7%
LD 7.1%
Green 2.4%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Edward Leigh  Con 31,790 61.8 9.1
Catherine Tite  Lab 14,767 28.7 7.4
Lesley Rollings  LD 3,630 7.1 0.4
Vicky Pearson * Green 1,238 2.4 -0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Lincs Ind BNP
2005 43.8% 26.1% 26.0% 0.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.3% 15.6% 27.8% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 3.1%
2015 52.7% 21.3% 6.7% 2.6% 15.7% 1.0% 0.0%
2017 61.8% 28.7% 7.1% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%