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Blackpool South

Shows the general election results for Blackpool South, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 57,690 and a turnout of 56.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
3,690
Electorate
57,690
Turnout
56.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 49.6%
Lab 38.3%
BXT 6.1%
LD 3.1%
Green 1.7%
Ind 1.1%

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 (%)
Scott Benton  Con 16,247 49.6 6.5
Gordon Marsden  Lab 12,557 38.3 -12.0
David Brown  BXT 2,009 6.1 6.1
Bill Greene * LD 1,008 3.1 1.3
Rebecca Daniels * Green 563 1.7 0.7
Gary Coleman * Ind 368 1.1 1.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab BXT LD Green Ind UKIP BNP Integrity Oth
2005 30.9% 48.5% 0.0% 15.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
2010 35.8% 41.1% 0.0% 14.4% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8% 4.2% 0.7% 0.0%
2015 33.8% 41.8% 0.0% 2.3% 2.6% 2.0% 17.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 43.1% 50.3% 0.0% 1.8% 1.0% 0.0% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 49.6% 38.3% 6.1% 3.1% 1.7% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
486 Blackpool South 11.3%
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%
433 Blackpool South 49.6%
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%
621 Blackpool South 56.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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