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Forest of Dean

Shows the general election results for Forest of Dean, which is a constituency in Gloucestershire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 71,438 and a turnout of 72.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
15,869
Electorate
71,438
Turnout
72.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 59.6%
Lab 28.8%
Green 9.1%
Ind 2.5%

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 Harper  Con 30,680 59.6 5.3
Di Martin  Lab 14,811 28.8 -7.1
Chris McFarling * Green 4,681 9.1 6.7
Julian Burrett * Ind 1,303 2.5 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 Oth
2005 40.9% 36.6% 2.1% 0.0% 17.2% 2.4% 0.9%
2010 46.9% 24.2% 1.9% 0.0% 21.9% 5.2% 0.0%
2015 46.8% 24.6% 5.5% 0.0% 5.3% 17.8% 0.0%
2017 54.3% 35.9% 2.4% 1.1% 3.9% 2.4% 0.0%
2019 59.6% 28.8% 9.1% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
240 Forest of Dean 15.4%
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%
183 Forest of Dean 29.8%
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%
135 Forest of Dean 144.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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