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Batley and Spen

Shows the general election results for Batley and Spen, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 79,558 and a turnout of 66.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
3,525
Electorate
79,558
Turnout
66.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 42.7%
Con 36.0%
Heavy Woollen District Independents 12.2%
LD 4.7%
BXT 3.2%
Green 1.3%

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 (%)
Tracy Brabin  Lab 22,594 42.7 -12.8
Mark Brooks  Con 19,069 36.0 -2.8
Paul Halloran  Heavy Woollen District Independents 6,432 12.2 12.2
John Lawson * LD 2,462 4.7 2.4
Clive Minihan * BXT 1,678 3.2 3.2
Ty Akram * Green 692 1.3 0.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con Heavy Woollen District Independents LD BXT Green Ind UKIP TUSC Patriotic Socialist Party BNP Oth
2005 45.3% 31.7% 0.0% 15.4% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.0%
2010 42.2% 33.6% 0.0% 15.8% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.2% 0.0%
2015 43.2% 31.2% 0.0% 4.7% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 18.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.5% 38.8% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 1.3% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 42.7% 36.0% 12.2% 4.7% 3.2% 1.3% 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%
565 Batley and Spen 6.7%
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%
604 Batley and Spen 42.7%
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%
369 Batley and Spen 66.5%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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