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Gateshead

Shows the general election results for Gateshead, which is a constituency in North East. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 65,186 and a turnout of 64.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Ian Mearns
Majority
17,350
Electorate
65,186
Turnout
64.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 65.1%
Con 23.9%
UKIP 5.4%
LD 4.1%
Green 1.5%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Ian Mearns  Lab 27,426 65.1 8.4
Lauren Hankinson  Con 10,076 23.9 9.4
Mark Bell  UKIP 2,281 5.4 -12.4
Frank Hindle * LD 1,709 4.1 -2.8
Andy Redfern * Green 611 1.5 -2.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green BNP TUSC Christian Oth
2005 61.4% 10.2% 3.3% 20.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2010 54.1% 14.9% 2.9% 21.3% 1.0% 4.7% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 56.8% 14.5% 17.8% 6.8% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 65.1% 23.9% 5.4% 4.1% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%