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North East

Shows the general election results for North East, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 3 counties (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 1,946,969 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
1,946,969
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 42.6%
Con 38.3%
LD 6.8%
Green 2.4%
UKIP 0.1%
Others 9.8%

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 Lab Con LD Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 19 10 0 0 0 0 29
Change -7 +7 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 532 478 85 30 2 123 1,250
% vote 42.6% 38.3% 6.8% 2.4% 0.1% 9.8% 100.0%
Change -12.9% +3.8% +2.3% +1.1% -3.7% +9.4% 0%
Candidates 29 29 29 24 2 44 157
Deposits lost 0 0 11 23 2 20 56

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Green UKIP Others
1992 53.4% 30.8% 15.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
1997 64.0% 19.8% 12.6% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6%
2001 59.4% 21.3% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6%
2005 52.9% 19.5% 23.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2010 43.6% 23.7% 23.6% 0.3% 2.7% 6.1%
2015 46.9% 25.3% 6.5% 3.6% 16.7% 0.9%
2017 55.4% 34.4% 4.6% 1.3% 3.9% 0.5%
2019 42.6% 38.3% 6.8% 2.4% 0.1% 9.8%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Green UKIP Others
1992 25 4 1 0 0 0
1997 28 1 1 0 0 0
2001 28 1 1 0 0 0
2005 27 1 1 0 0 0
2010 25 2 2 0 0 0
2015 26 3 0 0 0 0
2017 26 3 0 0 0 0
2019 19 10 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 14.5%
1 Newcastle upon Tyne East 35.7%
2 Berwick-upon-Tweed 35.2%
3 Newcastle upon Tyne Central 32.8%
4 South Shields 25.3%
5 Middlesbrough 24.6%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 14.5%
1 Blyth Valley 1.7%
2 Wansbeck 2.0%
3 North West Durham 2.4%
4 Stockton North 2.5%
5 Sunderland Central 6.8%

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

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.6%
1 Newcastle upon Tyne East 60.1%
2 Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 58.8%
3 Newcastle upon Tyne Central 57.6%
4 Berwick-upon-Tweed 56.9%
5 Hexham 54.5%

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: 47.6%
1 Hartlepool 37.7%
2 Houghton and Sunderland South 40.7%
3 North West Durham 41.9%
4 City of Durham 42.0%
5 Sunderland Central 42.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.2%
1 Hexham 75.3%
2 Tynemouth 72.5%
3 Stockton South 71.3%
4 Berwick-upon-Tweed 70.3%
5 Newcastle upon Tyne North 68.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.2%
1 Middlesbrough 56.1%
2 Easington 56.5%
3 Washington and Sunderland West 56.6%
4 Houghton and Sunderland South 57.8%
5 Hartlepool 57.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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