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Penrith and The Border

Shows the general election results for Penrith and The Border, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 65,139 and a turnout of 71.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Rory Stewart
Majority
15,910
Electorate
65,139
Turnout
71.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 60.4%
Lab 26.2%
LD 7.8%
UKIP 2.5%
Green 2.2%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Rory Stewart  Con 28,078 60.4 0.8
Lola McEvoy  Lab 12,168 26.2 11.8
Neil Hughes  LD 3,641 7.8 -0.7
Kerryanne Wilde * UKIP 1,142 2.5 -9.7
Douglas Lawson * Green 1,029 2.2 -3.1
Jonathan Davies * Ind 412 0.9 0.9
* 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 UKIP Green Ind BNP Oth
2005 51.4% 19.1% 25.8% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 53.4% 12.9% 28.5% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0%
2015 59.7% 14.4% 8.5% 12.2% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.4% 26.2% 7.8% 2.5% 2.2% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0%