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West Suffolk

Shows the general election results for West Suffolk, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 80,193 and a turnout of 64.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
23,194
Electorate
80,193
Turnout
64.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 65.8%
Lab 20.7%
LD 9.1%
Green 4.4%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Matthew Hancock  Con 33,842 65.8 4.6
Claire Unwin  Lab 10,648 20.7 -7.5
Elfreda Tealby-Watson  LD 4,685 9.1 4.9
Donald Allwright * Green 2,262 4.4 2.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP BNP Ind CPA
2005 48.9% 29.0% 17.2% 0.0% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 50.6% 14.7% 23.4% 0.0% 6.4% 3.0% 1.1% 0.8%
2015 52.2% 17.5% 5.0% 3.6% 21.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 61.2% 28.2% 4.2% 1.8% 4.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 65.8% 20.7% 9.1% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
67 West Suffolk 45.1%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
55 West Suffolk 65.8%
650 South Down 32.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
463 West Suffolk 64.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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