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North Shropshire

Shows the general election results for North Shropshire, which is a constituency in Shropshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 80,535 and a turnout of 69%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Owen Paterson
Majority
16,355
Electorate
80,535
Turnout
69%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 60.5%
Lab 31.1%
LD 5.3%
Green 3.1%

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 (%)
Owen Paterson  Con 33,642 60.5 9.1
Graeme Currie  Lab 17,287 31.1 11.0
Tom Thornhill  LD 2,948 5.3 -0.7
Duncan Kerr * Green 1,722 3.1 -1.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP BNP Oth
2005 39.7% 15.6% 39.4% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 51.5% 18.1% 20.9% 1.6% 4.7% 3.2% 0.0%
2015 51.4% 20.1% 6.0% 4.9% 17.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.5% 31.1% 5.3% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%