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Lancashire

Shows the general election results for Lancashire, which is a county in North West. It is comprised of 16 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 1,110,737 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
1,110,737
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 46.2%
Lab 37.8%
LD 5.2%
Green 2.8%
Others 8.0%

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 11 4 0 0 1 16
Change +3 -4 0 0 +1 0%
Votes (000s) 331 271 37 20 58 716
% vote 46.2% 37.8% 5.2% 2.8% 8.0% 100.0%
Change +1.2% -10.4% +1.5% +1.5% +7.7% 0%
Candidates 15 15 15 16 19 80
Deposits lost 0 0 8 15 12 35

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 34.9% 39.4% 19.0% 0.6% 1.7% 4.3%
2010 38.7% 35.2% 18.1% 0.6% 3.8% 3.6%
2015 39.3% 37.8% 4.8% 2.7% 14.3% 1.2%
2017 45.0% 48.2% 3.7% 1.3% 1.5% 0.3%
2019 46.2% 37.8% 5.2% 2.8% 0.0% 8.0%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 3 12 1 0 0 0
2010 9 6 1 0 0 0
2015 8 8 0 0 0 0
2017 8 8 0 0 0 0
2019 11 4 0 0 0 1

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 22.4%
1 Chorley 43.6%
2 Blackburn 40.9%
3 Preston 35.9%
4 Fylde 35.6%
5 Ribble Valley 33.4%

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: 22.4%
1 Burnley 3.5%
2 Lancaster and Fleetwood 5.3%
3 Hyndburn 7.0%
4 Blackpool South 11.3%
5 Pendle 13.9%

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: 55.7%
1 Chorley 67.3%
2 Blackburn 64.9%
3 Preston 61.8%
4 Fylde 60.9%
5 Ribble Valley 60.3%

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: 55.7%
1 Burnley 40.3%
2 Lancaster and Fleetwood 46.8%
3 Hyndburn 48.5%
4 Blackpool South 49.6%
5 West Lancashire 52.1%

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 West Lancashire 71.8%
2 South Ribble 71.4%
3 Wyre and Preston North 70.8%
4 Fylde 69.8%
5 Ribble Valley 69.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.5%
1 Chorley 51.0%
2 Preston 56.6%
3 Blackpool South 56.8%
4 Hyndburn 59.9%
5 Burnley 60.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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