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Watford

Shows the general election results for Watford, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 86,507 and a turnout of 67.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Richard Harrington
Majority
2,092
Electorate
86,507
Turnout
67.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 45.6%
Lab 42.0%
LD 9.1%
UKIP 2.0%
Green 1.2%

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 (%)
Richard Harrington  Con 26,731 45.6 2.2
Chris Ostrowski  Lab 24,639 42.0 16.0
Ian Stotesbury  LD 5,335 9.1 -9.0
Ian Green * UKIP 1,184 2.0 -7.7
Alex Murray * Green 721 1.2 -1.1
* 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 UKIP Green TUSC BNP
2005 29.6% 33.6% 31.2% 2.6% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 34.9% 26.7% 32.4% 2.2% 1.6% 0.0% 2.2%
2015 43.5% 26.0% 18.1% 9.8% 2.4% 0.3% 0.0%
2017 45.6% 42.0% 9.1% 2.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%