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Gainsborough

Shows the general election results for Gainsborough, which is a constituency in Lincolnshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 76,343 and a turnout of 66.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
22,967
Electorate
76,343
Turnout
66.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 66.4%
Lab 21.4%
LD 10.1%
Ind 2.1%

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 Leigh  Con 33,893 66.4 4.6
Perry Smith  Lab 10,926 21.4 -7.3
Lesley Rollings  LD 5,157 10.1 3.0
Mary Cavill * Ind 1,070 2.1 2.1
* 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 Ind Green UKIP Lincs Ind BNP
2005 43.8% 26.1% 26.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.3% 15.6% 27.8% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 3.1%
2015 52.7% 21.3% 6.7% 0.0% 2.6% 15.7% 1.0% 0.0%
2017 61.8% 28.7% 7.1% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 66.4% 21.4% 10.1% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
69 Gainsborough 45.0%
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%
51 Gainsborough 66.4%
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%
355 Gainsborough 66.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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