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Sedgefield

Shows the general election results for Sedgefield, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 64,325 and a turnout of 64.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
4,513
Electorate
64,325
Turnout
64.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 47.2%
Lab 36.3%
BXT 8.5%
LD 4.7%
Green 2.4%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Paul Howell  Con 19,609 47.2 8.4
Phil Wilson  Lab 15,096 36.3 -17.1
David Bull  BXT 3,518 8.5 8.5
Dawn Welsh * LD 1,955 4.7 2.8
John Furness * Green 994 2.4 0.7
Michael Joyce * Ind 394 0.9 0.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab BXT LD Green Ind UKIP BNP Oth
2005 9.2% 46.5% 0.0% 31.4% 5.7% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 5.5%
2010 23.5% 45.1% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 2.6% 3.7% 5.2% 0.0%
2015 29.5% 47.2% 0.0% 3.5% 3.1% 0.0% 16.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 38.8% 53.4% 0.0% 1.9% 1.6% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 47.2% 36.3% 8.5% 4.7% 2.4% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
494 Sedgefield 10.9%
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%
505 Sedgefield 47.2%
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%
445 Sedgefield 64.6%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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