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Welwyn Hatfield

Shows the general election results for Welwyn Hatfield, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,888 and a turnout of 70.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Grant Shapps
Majority
7,369
Electorate
72,888
Turnout
70.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 51.0%
Lab 36.8%
LD 7.4%
UKIP 2.8%
Green 1.6%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Grant Shapps  Con 26,374 51.0 0.7
Anawar Miah  Lab 19,005 36.8 10.6
Nigel Quinton  LD 3,836 7.4 1.2
Dean Milliken * UKIP 1,441 2.8 -10.3
Christianne Sayers * Green 835 1.6 -1.9
Melvyn Jones * Ind 178 0.3 -0.1
* 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 Ind TUSC
2005 49.6% 36.3% 14.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 57.0% 21.4% 16.4% 3.4% 1.6% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 50.4% 26.1% 6.3% 13.1% 3.5% 0.4% 0.3%
2017 51.0% 36.8% 7.4% 2.8% 1.6% 0.3% 0.0%