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Hertfordshire

Shows the general election results for Hertfordshire, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 11 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 839,438 and a turnout of 71.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
839,438
Turnout
71.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 52.7%
LD 18.3%
Lab 23.5%
Green 2.5%
UKIP 0.1%
Others 2.8%

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 LD Lab Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 10 1 0 0 0 0 11
Change -1 +1 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 317 110 141 15 1 17 601
% vote 52.7% 18.3% 23.5% 2.5% 0.1% 2.8% 100.0%
Change -1.6% +8.4% -8.6% +0.2% -1.1% +2.7% 0%
Candidates 11 11 11 9 1 6 49
Deposits lost 0 0 0 9 1 5 15

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Green UKIP Others
2005 43.6% 21.1% 31.5% 0.7% 2.4% 0.7%
2010 50.4% 24.0% 19.0% 0.8% 3.3% 2.5%
2015 52.6% 8.7% 22.4% 3.6% 12.5% 0.2%
2017 54.3% 9.9% 32.1% 2.3% 1.2% 0.2%
2019 52.7% 18.3% 23.5% 2.5% 0.1% 2.8%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Green UKIP Others
2005 8 0 3 0 0 0
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0
2015 11 0 0 0 0 0
2017 11 0 0 0 0 0
2019 10 1 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.1%
1 Broxbourne 42.4%
2 Hertsmere 40.8%
3 North East Hertfordshire 32.9%
4 Hertford and Stortford 32.6%
5 Hemel Hempstead 28.4%

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: 24.1%
1 Watford 7.6%
2 St Albans 10.9%
3 Hitchin and Harpenden 11.7%
4 Stevenage 18.0%
5 Welwyn Hatfield 21.0%

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: 53.8%
1 Broxbourne 65.6%
2 Hertsmere 62.5%
3 North East Hertfordshire 56.6%
4 Hemel Hempstead 56.5%
5 Hertford and Stortford 56.1%

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: 53.8%
1 Watford 45.5%
2 Hitchin and Harpenden 47.1%
3 South West Hertfordshire 49.6%
4 St Albans 50.1%
5 Welwyn Hatfield 52.6%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 71.6%
1 St Albans 78.1%
2 Hitchin and Harpenden 77.1%
3 South West Hertfordshire 76.0%
4 Hertford and Stortford 73.5%
5 North East Hertfordshire 72.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 71.6%
1 Broxbourne 63.8%
2 Stevenage 66.6%
3 Hemel Hempstead 69.3%
4 Welwyn Hatfield 69.5%
5 Watford 69.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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