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Bedford

Shows the general election results for Bedford, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 71,581 and a turnout of 66.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
145
Electorate
71,581
Turnout
66.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 43.3%
Con 43.0%
LD 9.7%
Green 2.0%
BRX 1.9%

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 (%)
Mohammad Yasin  Lab 20,491 43.3 -3.5
Ryan Henson  Con 20,346 43.0 -2.2
Henry Vann  LD 4,608 9.7 3.9
Adrian Spurrell * Green 960 2.0 0.0
Charles Bunker * BRX 896 1.9 1.9
* 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 LD Green BRX UKIP Ind BNP Oth
2005 41.6% 33.5% 21.8% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 35.9% 38.9% 19.9% 0.9% 0.0% 2.5% 0.3% 1.7% 0.0%
2015 40.2% 42.6% 4.2% 3.1% 0.0% 9.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 46.8% 45.2% 5.9% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 43.3% 43.0% 9.7% 2.0% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
647 Bedford 0.3%
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%
594 Bedford 43.3%
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%
389 Bedford 66.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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