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Washington and Sunderland West

Shows the general election results for Washington and Sunderland West, which is a constituency in North East. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,280 and a turnout of 60.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Sharon Hodgson
Majority
12,940
Electorate
67,280
Turnout
60.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 60.7%
Con 28.8%
UKIP 6.8%
LD 2.4%
Green 1.3%

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 (%)
Sharon Hodgson  Lab 24,639 60.7 5.8
Jonathan Gullis  Con 11,699 28.8 10.0
Bryan Foster  UKIP 2,761 6.8 -12.8
Tom Appleby * LD 961 2.4 -0.3
Michal Chantkowski * Green 514 1.3 -1.7
* 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 TUSC BNP
2005 68.8% 15.0% 0.0% 16.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 52.5% 21.8% 3.4% 17.1% 0.0% 0.0% 5.1%
2015 55.0% 18.9% 19.6% 2.7% 2.9% 0.9% 0.0%
2017 60.7% 28.8% 6.8% 2.4% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0%