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Meriden

Shows the general election results for Meriden, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 85,368 and a turnout of 63.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
22,836
Electorate
85,368
Turnout
63.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 63.4%
Lab 21.3%
LD 10.4%
Green 4.9%

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 (%)
Saqib Bhatti  Con 34,358 63.4 1.4
Teresa Beddis  Lab 11,522 21.3 -5.6
Laura McCarthy  LD 5,614 10.4 5.5
Steve Caudwell * Green 2,667 4.9 2.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Independence from Europe BNP SMRA
2005 47.6% 32.3% 16.7% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 51.7% 20.5% 17.8% 1.3% 2.6% 0.0% 4.8% 1.3%
2015 54.7% 19.0% 5.0% 4.1% 16.9% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 62.0% 26.9% 4.9% 2.6% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 63.4% 21.3% 10.4% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
98 Meriden 21.1%
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%
100 Meriden 31.7%
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%
487 Meriden 126.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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