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Portsmouth South

Shows the general election results for Portsmouth South, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 74,186 and a turnout of 63.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
5,363
Electorate
74,186
Turnout
63.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 48.6%
Con 37.3%
LD 11.4%
BXT 2.1%
JACP 0.5%

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 (%)
Stephen Morgan  Lab 23,068 48.6 7.6
Donna Jones  Con 17,705 37.3 -0.2
Gerald Vernon-Jackson  LD 5,418 11.4 -5.9
John Kennedy * BXT 994 2.1 2.1
Steven George * JACP 240 0.5 0.5
* 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 LD BXT JACP UKIP Green Ind TUSC BNP Eng Dem
2005 22.4% 33.6% 41.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 13.7% 33.3% 45.9% 0.0% 0.3% 2.1% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 1.0%
2015 19.5% 34.8% 22.3% 0.0% 0.2% 13.4% 7.5% 1.7% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 41.0% 37.6% 17.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.6% 37.3% 11.4% 2.1% 0.5% 0.0% 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%
484 Portsmouth South 11.3%
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%
461 Portsmouth South 48.6%
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%
467 Portsmouth South 63.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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