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Leeds East

Shows the general election results for Leeds East, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 67,286 and a turnout of 58%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
5,531
Electorate
67,286
Turnout
58%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 49.8%
Con 35.7%
BXT 7.6%
LD 4.6%
Green 2.2%

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 (%)
Richard Burgon  Lab 19,464 49.8 -11.5
Jill Mortimer  Con 13,933 35.7 5.1
Sarah Wass  BXT 2,981 7.6 7.6
David Dresser * LD 1,796 4.6 2.8
Shahab Adris * Green 878 2.2 1.2
* 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 BXT LD Green UKIP The Yorkshire Party BNP Green Soc Oth
2005 59.8% 21.6% 0.0% 17.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
2010 50.4% 23.2% 0.0% 17.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.8% 1.1% 0.0%
2015 53.7% 20.9% 0.0% 3.4% 2.9% 19.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 61.4% 30.6% 0.0% 1.8% 1.0% 4.2% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 49.8% 35.7% 7.6% 4.6% 2.2% 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%
444 Leeds East 14.2%
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%
425 Leeds East 49.8%
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%
601 Leeds East 58.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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