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West Suffolk

Shows the general election results for West Suffolk, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 77,348 and a turnout of 66.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Matt Hancock
Majority
17,063
Electorate
77,348
Turnout
66.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 61.2%
Lab 28.2%
UKIP 4.6%
LD 4.2%
Green 1.8%

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 (%)
Matt Hancock  Con 31,649 61.2 9.0
Michael Jefferys  Lab 14,586 28.2 10.7
Julian Flood * UKIP 2,396 4.6 -17.1
Elfreda Tealby-Watson * LD 2,180 4.2 -0.8
Donald Allwright * Green 935 1.8 -1.8
* 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 UKIP LD Green BNP Ind CPA
2005 48.9% 29.0% 4.9% 17.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 50.6% 14.7% 6.4% 23.4% 0.0% 3.0% 1.1% 0.8%
2015 52.2% 17.5% 21.7% 5.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 61.2% 28.2% 4.6% 4.2% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%