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Houghton and Sunderland South

Shows the general election results for Houghton and Sunderland South, which is a constituency in North East. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 68,835 and a turnout of 57.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
3,115
Electorate
68,835
Turnout
57.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 40.7%
Con 32.9%
BXT 15.5%
LD 5.8%
Green 2.8%
UKIP 2.3%

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 (%)
Bridget Phillipson  Lab 16,210 40.7 -18.7
Christopher Howarth  Con 13,095 32.9 3.2
Kevin Yuill  BXT 6,165 15.5 15.5
Paul Edgeworth * LD 2,319 5.8 3.6
Richard Bradley * Green 1,125 2.8 1.1
Richard Elvin * UKIP 897 2.3 -3.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con BXT LD Green UKIP Ind BNP Oth
2005 62.0% 16.2% 0.0% 14.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.2%
2010 50.3% 21.4% 0.0% 13.9% 0.0% 2.7% 6.5% 5.2% 0.0%
2015 55.1% 18.5% 0.0% 2.1% 2.8% 21.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 59.5% 29.7% 0.0% 2.2% 1.7% 5.7% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 40.7% 32.9% 15.5% 5.8% 2.8% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
545 Houghton and Sunderland South 3.9%
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%
621 Houghton and Sunderland South 20.4%
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%
607 Houghton and Sunderland South 115.7%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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