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Richmond (Yorks)

Shows the general election results for Richmond (Yorks), which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 82,569 and a turnout of 69.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
27,210
Electorate
82,569
Turnout
69.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 63.6%
Lab 16.4%
LD 12.1%
Green 4.3%
The Yorkshire Party 1.9%
Ind 1.7%

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 (%)
Rishi Sunak  Con 36,693 63.6 -0.4
Thom Kirkwood  Lab 9,483 16.4 -7.0
Philip Knowles  LD 6,989 12.1 6.2
John Yorke * Green 2,500 4.3 1.3
Laurence Waterhouse * The Yorkshire Party 1,077 1.9 -1.8
Nick Jardine * Ind 961 1.7 1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green The Yorkshire Party Ind UKIP Oth
2005 39.6% 9.2% 46.7% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.9%
2010 62.8% 15.3% 19.1% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 51.4% 13.2% 6.4% 4.3% 0.0% 6.2% 15.2% 0.0%
2017 63.9% 23.4% 5.9% 3.1% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 63.6% 16.4% 12.1% 4.3% 1.9% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
54 Richmond (Yorks) 47.2%
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%
94 Richmond (Yorks) 63.6%
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%
221 Richmond (Yorks) 69.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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