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Charnwood

Shows the general election results for Charnwood, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 79,534 and a turnout of 69.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
22,397
Electorate
79,534
Turnout
69.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 63.4%
Lab 23.0%
LD 8.8%
Green 4.8%

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 (%)
Edward Argar  Con 35,121 63.4 3.1
Gary Godden  Lab 12,724 23.0 -7.8
Kate Tipton * LD 4,856 8.8 5.1
Laurie Needham * Green 2,664 4.8 2.9
* 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 LD Green UKIP BNP
2005 48.3% 29.6% 19.0% 0.0% 3.1% 0.0%
2010 49.6% 19.7% 21.5% 0.0% 3.4% 5.8%
2015 54.3% 21.9% 6.9% 0.0% 15.9% 0.9%
2017 60.4% 30.8% 3.7% 1.9% 2.7% 0.6%
2019 63.4% 23.0% 8.8% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
118 Charnwood 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%
101 Charnwood 31.7%
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%
239 Charnwood 139.2%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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