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Rotherham

Shows the general election results for Rotherham, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 61,688 and a turnout of 57.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
3,121
Electorate
61,688
Turnout
57.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 41.3%
Con 32.6%
BXT 17.2%
LD 5.9%
The Yorkshire Party 3.0%

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 (%)
Sarah Champion  Lab 14,736 41.3 -15.1
Gerri Hickton  Con 11,615 32.6 6.2
Paul Hague  BXT 6,125 17.2 17.2
Adam Carter  LD 2,090 5.9 1.2
Dennis Bannan * The Yorkshire Party 1,085 3.0 -0.7
* 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 The Yorkshire Party UKIP TUSC BNP Eng Dem Ind Oth Green
2005 57.7% 13.3% 0.0% 16.4% 0.0% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.9% 2.7%
2010 44.6% 16.7% 0.0% 16.0% 0.0% 5.9% 0.0% 10.4% 0.0% 6.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 52.5% 12.3% 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 30.2% 1.1% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 56.4% 26.4% 0.0% 4.6% 3.8% 8.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 41.3% 32.6% 17.2% 5.9% 3.0% 0.0% 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%
532 Rotherham 8.8%
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%
619 Rotherham 41.3%
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%
608 Rotherham 57.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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