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Bury St Edmunds

Shows the general election results for Bury St Edmunds, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 89,644 and a turnout of 69.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
24,988
Electorate
89,644
Turnout
69.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 61.0%
Lab 20.6%
Green 15.7%
Ind 2.7%

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 (%)
Jo Churchill  Con 37,770 61.0 1.8
Cliff Waterman  Lab 12,782 20.6 -8.9
Helen Geake  Green 9,711 15.7 11.5
Paul Hopfensperger * Ind 1,694 2.7 1.4
* 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 Green Ind LD UKIP
2005 46.4% 27.3% 3.0% 0.0% 19.8% 3.5%
2010 47.5% 16.6% 4.3% 0.0% 26.4% 5.1%
2015 53.6% 17.7% 7.9% 0.0% 6.0% 14.7%
2017 59.2% 29.5% 4.2% 1.4% 5.7% 0.0%
2019 61.0% 20.6% 15.7% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
120 Bury St Edmunds 20.2%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
150 Bury St Edmunds 30.5%
650 South Down 16.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
263 Bury St Edmunds 138.2%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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