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Barking

Shows the general election results for Barking, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 77,022 and a turnout of 61.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Margaret Hodge
Majority
21,608
Electorate
77,022
Turnout
61.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 67.8%
Con 22.5%
UKIP 6.4%
Green 1.5%
LD 1.3%
Ind 0.6%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Margaret Hodge  Lab 32,319 67.8 10.1
Minesh Talati  Con 10,711 22.5 6.2
Roger Gravett  UKIP 3,031 6.4 -15.8
Shannon Butterfield * Green 724 1.5 -0.6
Pauline Pearce * LD 599 1.3 0.0
Noel Falvey * Ind 295 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP Green LD Ind TUSC BNP Christian MRLP Restoratio Oth
2005 49.6% 16.6% 3.5% 1.7% 10.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.9%
2010 54.3% 17.8% 2.9% 0.7% 8.2% 0.2% 0.0% 14.6% 1.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%
2015 57.7% 16.3% 22.2% 2.1% 1.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 67.8% 22.5% 6.4% 1.5% 1.3% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%