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Bristol East

Shows the general election results for Bristol East, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,415 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Kerry McCarthy
Majority
13,394
Electorate
72,415
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 60.7%
Con 34.4%
LD 2.7%
Green 2.2%

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 (%)
Kerry McCarthy  Lab 30,847 60.7 21.5
Theo Clarke  Con 17,453 34.4 3.7
Chris Lucas * LD 1,389 2.7 -3.1
Lorraine Francis * Green 1,110 2.2 -6.1
* 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 TUSC BNP Eng Dem Oth
2005 45.5% 28.2% 19.7% 2.7% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 36.6% 28.3% 24.4% 1.8% 3.4% 0.4% 4.4% 0.8% 0.0%
2015 39.3% 30.7% 5.8% 8.3% 15.5% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.7% 34.4% 2.7% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%