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Leeds West

Shows the general election results for Leeds West, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,955 and a turnout of 62.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Rachel Reeves
Majority
15,965
Electorate
67,955
Turnout
62.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 64.0%
Con 26.2%
UKIP 4.3%
Green 2.4%
LD 2.1%
The Yorkshire Party 0.9%
Green Soc 0.1%

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 (%)
Rachel Reeves  Lab 27,013 64.0 15.9
Zoe Metcalfe  Con 11,048 26.2 6.0
Mark Thackray * UKIP 1,815 4.3 -14.2
Andrew Pointon * Green 1,023 2.4 -6.0
Alisdair McGregor * LD 905 2.1 -1.7
Ed Jones * The Yorkshire Party 378 0.9 0.9
Mike Davies * Green Soc 47 0.1 0.1
* 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 Green LD The Yorkshire Party Green Soc CISTAP TUSC BNP Oth
2005 56.2% 14.1% 1.8% 7.2% 17.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
2010 42.3% 19.7% 2.9% 4.7% 24.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.1% 0.0%
2015 48.0% 20.1% 18.5% 8.4% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 64.0% 26.2% 4.3% 2.4% 2.1% 0.9% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%