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Bedford

Shows the general election results for Bedford, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,829 and a turnout of 67.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Mohammad Yasin
Majority
789
Electorate
71,829
Turnout
67.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 46.8%
Con 45.2%
LD 5.9%
Green 2.1%

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 (%)
Mohammad Yasin  Lab 22,712 46.8 6.6
Richard Fuller  Con 21,923 45.2 2.6
Henry Vann  LD 2,837 5.9 1.6
Lucy Bywater * Green 1,008 2.1 -1.0
* 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 LD Green UKIP Ind BNP Oth
2005 41.6% 33.5% 21.8% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 35.9% 38.9% 19.9% 0.9% 2.5% 0.3% 1.7% 0.0%
2015 40.2% 42.6% 4.2% 3.1% 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%