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Newbury

Shows the general election results for Newbury, which is a constituency in Berkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,924 and a turnout of 73.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Richard Benyon
Majority
24,380
Electorate
82,924
Turnout
73.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 61.5%
LD 21.4%
Lab 14.1%
Green 2.5%
Apol Dem 0.5%

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 (%)
Richard Benyon  Con 37,399 61.5 0.4
Judith Bunting  LD 13,019 21.4 6.4
Alex Skirvin  Lab 8,596 14.1 5.7
Paul Field * Green 1,531 2.5 -1.5
Dave Yates * Apol Dem 304 0.5 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 Con LD Lab Green Apol Dem UKIP Ind Patriotic Socialist Party Oth
2005 49.0% 42.6% 5.9% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 56.4% 35.5% 4.3% 0.8% 0.2% 2.5% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 61.0% 15.0% 8.4% 4.1% 0.4% 10.8% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
2017 61.5% 21.4% 14.1% 2.5% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%