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Suffolk

Shows the general election results for Suffolk, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 7 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 566,301 and a turnout of 67.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
566,301
Turnout
67.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 60.1%
Lab 23.9%
LD 8.3%
Green 6.4%
Others 1.3%

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 7 0 0 0 0 7
Change +1 -1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 230 91 32 24 5 382
% vote 60.1% 23.9% 8.3% 6.4% 1.3% 100.0%
Change +3.0% -8.7% +3.7% +3.6% +0.7% 0%
Candidates 7 7 6 7 4 31
Deposits lost 0 0 1 4 4 9

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 41.7% 31.8% 20.6% 1.8% 3.9% 0.3%
2010 46.2% 21.3% 24.1% 1.9% 5.3% 1.2%
2015 50.7% 23.5% 5.6% 4.9% 15.3% 0.1%
2017 57.2% 32.6% 4.5% 2.8% 2.3% 0.5%
2019 60.1% 23.9% 8.3% 6.4% 0.0% 1.3%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 5 2 0 0 0 0
2010 7 0 0 0 0 0
2015 7 0 0 0 0 0
2017 6 1 0 0 0 0
2019 7 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 36.2%
1 West Suffolk 45.1%
2 South Suffolk 42.8%
3 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 41.6%
4 Bury St Edmunds 40.3%
5 Suffolk Coastal 35.2%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 36.2%
1 Ipswich 11.1%
2 Waveney 35.2%
3 Suffolk Coastal 35.2%
4 Bury St Edmunds 40.3%
5 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 41.6%

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: 60.1%
1 West Suffolk 65.8%
2 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 62.7%
3 South Suffolk 62.2%
4 Waveney 62.2%
5 Bury St Edmunds 61.0%

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: 60.1%
1 Ipswich 50.3%
2 Suffolk Coastal 56.5%
3 Bury St Edmunds 61.0%
4 Waveney 62.2%
5 South Suffolk 62.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.5%
1 Suffolk Coastal 71.2%
2 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 70.3%
3 South Suffolk 70.2%
4 Bury St Edmunds 69.1%
5 Ipswich 65.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.5%
1 Waveney 61.8%
2 West Suffolk 64.1%
3 Ipswich 65.6%
4 Bury St Edmunds 69.1%
5 South Suffolk 70.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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