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St Helens South and Whiston

Shows the general election results for St Helens South and Whiston, which is a constituency in North West. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 79,061 and a turnout of 63.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
19,122
Electorate
79,061
Turnout
63.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 58.5%
Con 20.5%
BXT 10.6%
LD 5.7%
Green 4.5%

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 (%)
Marie Rimmer  Lab 29,457 58.5 -9.3
Richard Short  Con 10,335 20.5 -1.3
Daniel Oxley  BXT 5,353 10.6 10.6
Brian Spencer * LD 2,886 5.7 1.8
Kai Taylor * Green 2,282 4.5 1.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con BXT LD Green UKIP BNP
2005 52.0% 26.8% 0.0% 17.0% 0.0% 4.1% 0.0%
2010 52.9% 17.8% 0.0% 22.2% 0.0% 2.7% 4.4%
2015 59.8% 15.9% 0.0% 5.7% 4.6% 14.0% 0.0%
2017 67.8% 21.8% 0.0% 4.0% 2.7% 3.7% 0.0%
2019 58.5% 20.5% 10.6% 5.7% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
145 St Helens South and Whiston 19.0%
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%
213 St Helens South and Whiston 29.3%
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%
478 St Helens South and Whiston 127.3%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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