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Sedgefield

Shows the general election results for Sedgefield, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 63,889 and a turnout of 65.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Phil Wilson
Majority
6,059
Electorate
63,889
Turnout
65.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 53.4%
Con 38.8%
UKIP 4.2%
LD 1.9%
Green 1.6%

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 (%)
Phil Wilson  Lab 22,202 53.4 6.2
Dehenna Davison  Con 16,143 38.8 9.3
John Grant * UKIP 1,763 4.2 -12.4
Stephen Psallidas * LD 797 1.9 -1.6
Melissa Wilson * Green 686 1.6 -1.5
* 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 BNP Ind Oth
2005 46.5% 9.2% 1.7% 31.4% 5.7% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2010 45.1% 23.5% 3.7% 20.0% 0.0% 5.2% 2.6% 0.0%
2015 47.2% 29.5% 16.6% 3.5% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 53.4% 38.8% 4.2% 1.9% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%