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Wakefield

Shows the general election results for Wakefield, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 70,192 and a turnout of 64.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
3,358
Electorate
70,192
Turnout
64.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 47.3%
Lab 39.8%
BRX 6.1%
LD 3.9%
Yrks 1.9%
Ind 1.0%

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 (%)
Imran Ahmad Khan  Con 21,283 47.3 2.3
Mary Creagh  Lab 17,925 39.8 -9.9
Peter Wiltshire  BRX 2,725 6.1 6.1
Jamie Needle * LD 1,772 3.9 1.9
Ryan Kett * Yrks 868 1.9 -0.6
Stephen Whyte * Ind 454 1.0 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 Lab BRX LD Yrks Ind UKIP Green TUSC CSA BNP Oth
2005 26.5% 44.1% 0.0% 18.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.6%
2010 35.6% 39.3% 0.0% 16.3% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.8% 0.0%
2015 34.2% 40.3% 0.0% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0% 18.3% 2.5% 0.7% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 45.0% 49.7% 0.0% 2.0% 2.5% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 47.3% 39.8% 6.1% 3.9% 1.9% 1.0% 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%
554 Wakefield 7.5%
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%
503 Wakefield 47.3%
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%
462 Wakefield 64.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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