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County Durham

Shows the general election results for County Durham, which is a county in North East. It is comprised of 7 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 470,307 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
470,307
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 40.6%
Lab 40.4%
LD 7.0%
Green 2.0%
Others 10.0%

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 4 3 0 0 0 7
Change +4 -4 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 123 123 21 6 30 303
% vote 40.6% 40.4% 7.0% 2.0% 10.0% 100.0%
Change +5.3% -14.2% +2.6% +1.0% +8.7% 0%
Candidates 7 7 7 5 13 39
Deposits lost 0 0 4 5 7 16

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 16.1% 54.6% 24.0% 0.7% 1.0% 3.6%
2010 21.4% 45.3% 24.1% 0.0% 3.1% 6.2%
2015 25.4% 48.5% 6.0% 3.7% 15.7% 0.7%
2017 35.3% 54.6% 4.5% 1.0% 3.4% 1.2%
2019 40.6% 40.4% 7.0% 2.0% 0.0% 10.0%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 0 7 0 0 0 0
2010 0 7 0 0 0 0
2015 0 7 0 0 0 0
2017 0 7 0 0 0 0
2019 4 3 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 11.0%
1 Easington 19.0%
2 Bishop Auckland 17.8%
3 North Durham 11.2%
4 Sedgefield 10.9%
5 City of Durham 10.3%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 11.0%
1 North West Durham 2.4%
2 Darlington 7.6%
3 City of Durham 10.3%
4 Sedgefield 10.9%
5 North Durham 11.2%

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: 46.0%
1 Bishop Auckland 53.7%
2 Darlington 48.1%
3 Sedgefield 47.2%
4 Easington 45.5%
5 North Durham 44.2%

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: 46.0%
1 North West Durham 41.9%
2 City of Durham 42.0%
3 North Durham 44.2%
4 Easington 45.5%
5 Sedgefield 47.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.5%
1 City of Durham 68.6%
2 North West Durham 66.0%
3 Bishop Auckland 65.7%
4 Darlington 65.5%
5 Sedgefield 64.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.5%
1 Easington 56.5%
2 North Durham 63.2%
3 Sedgefield 64.6%
4 Darlington 65.5%
5 Bishop Auckland 65.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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