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Witney

Shows the general election results for Witney, which is a constituency in Oxfordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,727 and a turnout of 73.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Robert Courts
Majority
21,241
Electorate
82,727
Turnout
73.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 55.5%
Lab 20.7%
LD 20.4%
Green 1.7%
UKIP 1.6%

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 (%)
Robert Courts  Con 33,839 55.5 -4.7
Laetisia Carter  Lab 12,598 20.7 3.5
Liz Leffman  LD 12,457 20.4 13.7
Claire Lasko * Green 1,053 1.7 -3.4
Alexander Craig * UKIP 980 1.6 -7.5
* 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 LD Green UKIP National Health Action Party Wessex Reg Ind Reduce VAT in Sport Give Me Back Elmo Land Party MRLP
2005 49.4% 22.4% 22.6% 3.1% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 58.8% 13.0% 19.4% 4.1% 3.5% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2015 60.2% 17.2% 6.8% 5.1% 9.2% 1.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
2017 55.5% 20.7% 20.4% 1.7% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%