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Blaydon

Shows the general election results for Blaydon, which is a constituency in North East. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 68,459 and a turnout of 70.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Liz Twist
Majority
13,477
Electorate
68,459
Turnout
70.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 56.1%
Con 28.1%
LD 9.1%
UKIP 5.1%
Green 1.2%
Libertaria 0.2%
Space Navies Party 0.2%

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 (%)
Liz Twist  Lab 26,979 56.1 6.9
Thomas Smith  Con 13,502 28.1 10.6
Jonathan Wallace  LD 4,366 9.1 -3.2
Ray Tolley  UKIP 2,459 5.1 -12.4
Paul McNally * Green 583 1.2 -2.5
Michael Marchetti * Libertaria 114 0.2 0.2
Lisabela Marschild * Space Navies Party 81 0.2 0.2
* 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 UKIP Green Libertaria Space Navies Party BNP
2005 51.6% 8.0% 37.9% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.6% 15.9% 29.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.1%
2015 49.2% 17.4% 12.2% 17.5% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 56.1% 28.1% 9.1% 5.1% 1.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%