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Dewsbury

Shows the general election results for Dewsbury, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 81,253 and a turnout of 69.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
1,561
Electorate
81,253
Turnout
69.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 46.4%
Lab 43.7%
LD 4.3%
BXT 3.3%
Green 1.9%
MRLP 0.4%

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 (%)
Mark Eastwood  Con 26,179 46.4 1.3
Paula Sherriff  Lab 24,618 43.7 -7.3
John Rossington * LD 2,406 4.3 2.1
Philip James * BXT 1,874 3.3 3.3
Simon Cope * Green 1,060 1.9 0.1
Archibald Stanton * MRLP 252 0.4 0.4
* 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 LD BXT Green MRLP UKIP Yorkshire First CPA Ind BNP Eng Dem Oth
2005 31.7% 40.6% 13.7% 0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.9%
2010 35.0% 32.2% 16.9% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.1% 6.0% 1.2% 0.0%
2015 39.1% 41.8% 3.6% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 12.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 45.1% 51.0% 2.1% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 46.4% 43.7% 4.3% 3.3% 1.9% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
612 Dewsbury 2.8%
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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
519 Dewsbury 46.4%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
251 Dewsbury 69.4%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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