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Barnsley Central

Shows the general election results for Barnsley Central, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 65,277 and a turnout of 56.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
3,571
Electorate
65,277
Turnout
56.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 40.1%
BXT 30.4%
Con 21.4%
LD 3.2%
Green 2.4%
The Yorkshire Party 1.9%
Ind 0.5%

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 (%)
Daniel Jarvis  Lab 14,804 40.1 -23.8
Victoria Felton  BXT 11,233 30.4 30.4
Iftikhar Ahmed  Con 7,892 21.4 -2.8
Will Sapwell * LD 1,176 3.2 1.8
Tom Heyes * Green 900 2.4 1.0
Ryan Williams * The Yorkshire Party 710 1.9 1.9
Donald Wood * Ind 188 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab BXT Con LD Green The Yorkshire Party Ind UKIP Eng Dem TUSC BNP SLP Oth
2005 57.6% 0.0% 14.7% 19.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.3%
2010 47.3% 0.0% 17.3% 17.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.7% 0.0% 0.0% 8.9% 1.0% 0.0%
2015 55.7% 0.0% 15.0% 2.1% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 21.7% 1.3% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 63.9% 0.0% 24.1% 1.4% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 8.5% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 40.1% 30.4% 21.4% 3.2% 2.4% 1.9% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
518 Barnsley Central 4.8%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
626 Barnsley Central 20.1%
650 South Down 16.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
628 Barnsley Central 113.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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