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Witney

Shows the general election results for Witney, which is a constituency in Oxfordshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 83,845 and a turnout of 73.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
15,177
Electorate
83,845
Turnout
73.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 55.2%
LD 30.5%
Lab 14.3%

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 (%)
Robert Courts  Con 33,856 55.2 -0.3
Charlotte Hoagland  LD 18,679 30.5 10.0
Rosa Bolger  Lab 8,770 14.3 -6.4

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Green UKIP National Health Action Party Wessex Reg Ind Reduce VAT in Sport Give Me Back Elmo Land Party MRLP
2005 49.4% 22.6% 22.4% 3.1% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 58.8% 19.4% 13.0% 4.1% 3.5% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2015 60.2% 6.8% 17.2% 5.1% 9.2% 1.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
2017 55.5% 20.4% 20.7% 1.7% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 55.2% 30.5% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 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%
306 Witney 24.8%
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%
288 Witney 55.2%
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%
99 Witney 73.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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