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The Wrekin

Shows the general election results for The Wrekin, which is a constituency in Shropshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 70,693 and a turnout of 69.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
18,726
Electorate
70,693
Turnout
69.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 63.5%
Lab 25.2%
LD 8.3%
Green 3.0%

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 (%)
Mark Pritchard  Con 31,029 63.5 8.0
Dylan Harrison  Lab 12,303 25.2 -11.0
Thomas Janke  LD 4,067 8.3 5.6
Tim Dawes * Green 1,491 3.0 1.4
* 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
2005 42.1% 39.3% 15.0% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 47.7% 27.1% 17.4% 0.0% 4.5% 0.0% 3.3%
2015 49.7% 26.0% 4.3% 3.2% 16.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.4% 36.1% 2.7% 1.6% 3.3% 0.8% 0.0%
2019 63.5% 25.2% 8.3% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
141 The Wrekin 38.3%
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%
98 The Wrekin 63.5%
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%
261 The Wrekin 69.2%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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