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Preston

Shows the general election results for Preston, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 57,791 and a turnout of 61.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Mark Hendrick
Majority
15,723
Electorate
57,791
Turnout
61.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 68.0%
Con 23.8%
UKIP 3.8%
LD 3.4%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Mark Hendrick  Lab 24,210 68.0 12.0
Kevin Beaty  Con 8,487 23.8 3.9
Simon Platt * UKIP 1,348 3.8 -11.6
Neil Darby * LD 1,204 3.4 -0.3
Anne Power * Green 348 1.0 -3.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green Christian Ind Oth
2005 48.7% 21.0% 2.8% 19.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
2010 48.2% 21.7% 4.5% 24.4% 0.0% 0.8% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 56.0% 20.0% 15.4% 3.7% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 68.0% 23.8% 3.8% 3.4% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%