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South West Bedfordshire

Shows the general election results for South West Bedfordshire, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 79,658 and a turnout of 69.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Andrew Selous
Majority
14,168
Electorate
79,658
Turnout
69.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 59.2%
Lab 33.8%
LD 4.7%
Green 1.7%
CPA 0.5%

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 (%)
Andrew Selous  Con 32,961 59.2 4.3
Daniel Scott  Lab 18,793 33.8 13.5
Daniel Norton * LD 2,630 4.7 -0.4
Morvern Rennie * Green 950 1.7 -2.4
Morenike Mafoe * CPA 301 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green CPA UKIP BNP Oth
2005 48.3% 30.2% 16.9% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 52.8% 19.6% 20.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 3.4% 0.0%
2015 55.0% 20.3% 5.2% 4.1% 0.0% 15.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 59.2% 33.8% 4.7% 1.7% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%