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South West Bedfordshire

Shows the general election results for South West Bedfordshire, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 79,926 and a turnout of 66.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
18,583
Electorate
79,926
Turnout
66.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 60.4%
Lab 25.6%
LD 10.2%
Green 3.8%

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 (%)
Andrew Selous  Con 32,212 60.4 1.2
Callum Anderson  Lab 13,629 25.6 -8.2
Emma Matanle  LD 5,435 10.2 5.5
Andrew Waters * Green 2,031 3.8 2.1
* 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 LD Green CPA UKIP BNP Oth
2005 48.3% 30.2% 16.9% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 52.8% 19.6% 20.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 3.4% 0.0%
2015 55.0% 20.3% 5.2% 4.1% 0.0% 15.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 59.2% 33.8% 4.7% 1.7% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 60.4% 25.6% 10.2% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
186 South West Bedfordshire 34.9%
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%
162 South West Bedfordshire 60.4%
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%
363 South West Bedfordshire 66.7%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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