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Westmorland and Lonsdale

Shows the general election results for Westmorland and Lonsdale, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 66,391 and a turnout of 77.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Tim Farron
Majority
777
Electorate
66,391
Turnout
77.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
LD 45.8%
Con 44.3%
Lab 9.3%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Tim Farron  LD 23,686 45.8 -5.7
James Airey   Con 22,909 44.3 11.1
Eli Aldridge   Lab 4,783 9.3 3.8
Mr Fishfinger * Ind 309 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

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