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Blackburn

Shows the general election results for Blackburn, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 70,664 and a turnout of 67.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Kate Hollern
Majority
20,368
Electorate
70,664
Turnout
67.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 69.8%
Con 26.9%
Ind 1.8%
LD 1.5%

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 (%)
Kate Hollern  Lab 33,148 69.8 13.5
Bob Eastwood  Con 12,780 26.9 -0.4
Duncan Miller * Ind 878 1.8 1.8
Irfan Ahmed * LD 709 1.5 -0.7
* 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 Ind LD UKIP BNP Oth Green
2005 42.1% 22.7% 0.0% 20.6% 2.3% 0.0% 10.4% 1.9%
2010 47.8% 26.1% 3.1% 15.2% 2.1% 4.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 56.3% 27.3% 0.0% 2.2% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 69.8% 26.9% 1.8% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%