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Luton South

Shows the general election results for Luton South, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 69,338 and a turnout of 60.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
8,756
Electorate
69,338
Turnout
60.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 51.8%
Con 31.0%
Ind 9.3%
BXT 3.8%
Green 2.4%
Ind 1.2%
The Best for Luton Party 0.6%

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 (%)
Rachel Hopkins  Lab 21,787 51.8 -10.6
Parvez Akhtar  Con 13,031 31.0 -1.3
Gavin Shuker  Ind 3,893 9.3 8.9
Garry Warren * BXT 1,601 3.8 3.8
Ben Foley * Green 995 2.4 1.4
Mohammed Ashraf * Ind 489 1.2 0.8
John French * The Best for Luton Party 268 0.6 0.6
* 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 Ind BXT Green Ind The Best for Luton Party LD UKIP BNP WRP Oth
2005 42.8% 28.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 22.5% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 34.9% 29.4% 4.4% 0.0% 0.9% 4.4% 0.0% 22.7% 2.3% 3.1% 0.2% 0.0%
2015 44.2% 30.7% 2.1% 0.0% 2.9% 2.1% 0.0% 7.5% 12.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 62.4% 32.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.0% 0.3% 0.0% 2.3% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 51.8% 31.0% 9.3% 3.8% 2.4% 9.3% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
359 Luton South 20.8%
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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
376 Luton South 51.8%
650 South Down 32.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
553 Luton South 60.7%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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