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Westmorland and Lonsdale

Shows the general election results for Westmorland and Lonsdale, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 67,789 and a turnout of 77.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Majority
1,934
Electorate
67,789
Turnout
77.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
LD 48.9%
Con 45.3%
Lab 4.4%
BXT 1.4%

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 (%)
Timothy Farron  LD 25,795 48.9 3.1
James Airey  Con 23,861 45.3 0.9
Phillip Black * Lab 2,293 4.4 -4.9
Steven Bolton * BXT 763 1.4 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab BXT Ind UKIP Green Oth
2005 46.0% 44.3% 7.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 60.0% 36.2% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 51.5% 33.2% 5.4% 0.0% 0.0% 6.2% 3.7% 0.0%
2017 45.8% 44.3% 9.3% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.9% 45.3% 4.4% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
601 Westmorland and Lonsdale 3.7%
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%
453 Westmorland and Lonsdale 48.9%
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%
8 Westmorland and Lonsdale 77.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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