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Wealden

Shows the general election results for Wealden, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 81,425 and a turnout of 74.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Nusrat Ghani
Majority
23,628
Electorate
81,425
Turnout
74.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 61.2%
Lab 22.2%
LD 10.4%
Green 3.2%
UKIP 3.0%

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 (%)
Nusrat Ghani  Con 37,027 61.2 4.2
Angela Smith  Lab 13,399 22.2 11.3
Chris Bowers  LD 6,281 10.4 1.3
Colin Stocks * Green 1,959 3.2 -3.1
Nicola Burton * UKIP 1,798 3.0 -13.8
* 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 UKIP
2005 50.4% 16.7% 24.7% 4.3% 3.8%
2010 56.6% 9.6% 25.3% 2.5% 6.0%
2015 57.0% 10.8% 9.1% 6.4% 16.7%
2017 61.2% 22.2% 10.4% 3.2% 3.0%