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Huddersfield

Shows the general election results for Huddersfield, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,037 and a turnout of 65.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Barry Sheerman
Majority
12,005
Electorate
67,037
Turnout
65.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 60.4%
Con 33.0%
Green 3.2%
LD 2.6%
The Yorkshire Party 0.6%
Ind 0.2%

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 (%)
Barry Sheerman  Lab 26,470 60.4 15.5
Scott Benton  Con 14,465 33.0 6.2
Andrew Cooper * Green 1,395 3.2 -3.7
Zulfiqar Ali * LD 1,155 2.6 -3.2
Bikatshi Katenga * The Yorkshire Party 274 0.6 0.6
Marteen Thokkudubiyyapu * Ind 75 0.2 0.2
* 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 Green LD The Yorkshire Party Ind UKIP TUSC BNP Oth
2005 46.4% 21.1% 4.6% 24.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8%
2010 38.8% 27.8% 4.0% 24.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 3.9% 0.0%
2015 44.9% 26.8% 6.9% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 14.7% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.4% 33.0% 3.2% 2.6% 0.6% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%