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Burton

Shows the general election results for Burton, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 73,954 and a turnout of 67.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Andrew Griffiths
Majority
10,047
Electorate
73,954
Turnout
67.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 58.0%
Lab 37.8%
LD 2.5%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Andrew Griffiths  Con 28,936 58.0 8.2
John McKiernan  Lab 18,889 37.8 10.3
Dominic Hardwick * LD 1,262 2.5 0.0
Simon Hales * Green 824 1.7 -0.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP BNP Oth
2005 37.3% 42.1% 12.5% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0% 6.2%
2010 44.5% 31.9% 15.8% 0.0% 2.9% 4.8% 0.0%
2015 49.8% 27.5% 2.5% 2.5% 17.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.0% 37.8% 2.5% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%