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Wyre and Preston North

Shows the general election results for Wyre and Preston North, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,319 and a turnout of 72.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Ben Wallace
Majority
12,246
Electorate
72,319
Turnout
72.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 58.3%
Lab 35.0%
LD 4.8%
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 (%)
Ben Wallace  Con 30,684 58.3 5.1
Michelle Heaton-Bentley   Lab 18,438 35.0 10.2
John Potter  * LD 2,551 4.8 -0.6
Ruth Norbury  * Green 973 1.8 -1.6
* 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
2005 54.7% 27.2% 16.1% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 52.4% 21.3% 21.5% 0.0% 4.8%
2015 53.2% 24.8% 5.4% 3.4% 13.2%
2017 58.3% 35.0% 4.8% 1.8% 0.0%