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Leicester West

Shows the general election results for Leicester West, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 64,843 and a turnout of 57.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Liz Kendall
Majority
11,060
Electorate
64,843
Turnout
57.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 60.8%
Con 31.4%
UKIP 3.7%
LD 2.1%
Green 1.6%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Liz Kendall  Lab 22,823 60.8 14.3
Jack Hickey  Con 11,763 31.4 5.7
Stuart Young * UKIP 1,406 3.7 -13.5
Ian Bradwell * LD 792 2.1 -2.3
Mel Gould * Green 607 1.6 -3.8
David Bowley * Ind 121 0.3 0.3
* 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 Ind TUSC BNP Pirate Oth
2005 50.8% 24.4% 0.0% 18.3% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 38.4% 27.2% 2.5% 22.6% 1.8% 0.5% 0.4% 6.0% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 46.5% 25.6% 17.2% 4.4% 5.4% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.8% 31.4% 3.7% 2.1% 1.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%