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Wentworth and Dearne

Shows the general election results for Wentworth and Dearne, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 74,890 and a turnout of 58.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
John Healey
Majority
14,803
Electorate
74,890
Turnout
58.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 65.0%
Con 31.3%
LD 3.8%

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 (%)
John Healey  Lab 28,547 65.0 8.1
Steven Jackson  Con 13,744 31.3 16.4
Janice Middleton * LD 1,656 3.8 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 Lab Con LD UKIP Eng Dem BNP Oth
2005 61.8% 13.8% 16.2% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0% 4.7%
2010 50.6% 17.6% 16.1% 8.1% 0.0% 7.6% 0.0%
2015 56.9% 14.9% 2.6% 24.9% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 65.0% 31.3% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%