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Bedfordshire

Shows the general election results for Bedfordshire, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 6 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 467,503 and a turnout of 67.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
467,503
Turnout
67.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 49.8%
Lab 34.2%
LD 9.0%
Green 2.9%
Others 4.1%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Party Con Lab LD Green Others Total
Seats won 3 3 0 0 0 6
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 157 108 28 9 13 315
% vote 49.8% 34.2% 9.0% 2.9% 4.1% 100.0%
Change -0.5% -7.9% +4.4% +1.0% +3.8% 0%
Candidates 6 6 5 6 11 34
Deposits lost 0 0 1 6 10 17

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 40.6% 34.2% 20.3% 0.8% 3.2% 1.0%
2010 44.7% 27.1% 20.3% 0.7% 3.8% 3.5%
2015 47.2% 29.5% 5.6% 3.6% 13.5% 0.6%
2017 50.3% 42.0% 4.6% 1.9% 0.8% 0.3%
2019 49.8% 34.2% 9.0% 2.9% 0.0% 4.1%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 3 3 0 0 0 0
2010 4 2 0 0 0 0
2015 4 2 0 0 0 0
2017 3 3 0 0 0 0
2019 3 3 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 27.2%
1 Mid Bedfordshire 38.1%
2 North East Bedfordshire 37.3%
3 South West Bedfordshire 34.9%
4 Luton North 21.7%
5 Luton South 20.8%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 27.2%
1 Bedford 0.3%
2 Luton South 20.8%
3 Luton North 21.7%
4 South West Bedfordshire 34.9%
5 North East Bedfordshire 37.3%

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: 55.6%
1 South West Bedfordshire 60.4%
2 Mid Bedfordshire 59.8%
3 North East Bedfordshire 59.1%
4 Luton North 55.2%
5 Luton South 51.8%

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

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 55.6%
1 Bedford 43.3%
2 Luton South 51.8%
3 Luton North 55.2%
4 North East Bedfordshire 59.1%
5 Mid Bedfordshire 59.8%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.4%
1 Mid Bedfordshire 73.7%
2 North East Bedfordshire 71.7%
3 South West Bedfordshire 66.7%
4 Bedford 66.1%
5 Luton North 62.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.4%
1 Luton South 60.7%
2 Luton North 62.5%
3 Bedford 66.1%
4 South West Bedfordshire 66.7%
5 North East Bedfordshire 71.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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