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Hitchin and Harpenden

Shows the general election results for Hitchin and Harpenden, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 76,323 and a turnout of 77.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
6,895
Electorate
76,323
Turnout
77.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 47.1%
LD 35.4%
Lab 16.9%
CPA 0.5%
Advance Together 0.2%

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 (%)
Bim Afolami  Con 27,719 47.1 -6.0
Sam Collins  LD 20,824 35.4 24.8
Kay Tart  Lab 9,959 16.9 -15.7
Sid Cordle * CPA 268 0.5 0.0
Peter Marshall * Advance Together 101 0.2 0.2
* 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 CPA Advance Together Green Ind UKIP CURE YRDPL Oth
2005 49.4% 26.5% 21.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 54.6% 26.7% 13.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 0.2% 3.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%
2015 56.9% 8.1% 20.6% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5% 0.0% 8.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 53.1% 10.6% 32.6% 0.4% 0.0% 2.3% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 47.1% 35.4% 16.9% 0.5% 0.2% 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%
477 Hitchin and Harpenden 11.7%
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%
506 Hitchin and Harpenden 47.1%
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%
16 Hitchin and Harpenden 77.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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