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Rutland and Melton

Shows the general election results for Rutland and Melton, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 82,705 and a turnout of 70.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
26,924
Electorate
82,705
Turnout
70.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 62.6%
Lab 16.4%
LD 13.7%
Green 4.9%
UKIP 1.6%
Ind 0.8%

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 (%)
Alicia Kearns  Con 36,507 62.6 -0.2
Andy Thomas  Lab 9,583 16.4 -6.3
Carol Weaver  LD 7,970 13.7 5.5
Alastair McQuillan * Green 2,875 4.9 1.9
Marietta King * UKIP 917 1.6 -1.7
Anthony Watchorn * Ind 458 0.8 0.8
* 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 UKIP Ind BNP Oth
2005 51.2% 24.9% 18.6% 0.0% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 51.1% 14.3% 25.8% 0.0% 4.6% 1.1% 3.2% 0.0%
2015 55.6% 15.4% 8.1% 4.3% 15.9% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 62.8% 22.7% 8.2% 3.0% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 62.6% 16.4% 13.7% 4.9% 1.6% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
62 Rutland and Melton 23.1%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
121 Rutland and Melton 31.3%
650 South Down 16.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
195 Rutland and Melton 141.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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