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West Midlands

Shows the general election results for West Midlands, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 4 counties (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 4,194,011 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
4,194,011
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 53.4%
Lab 33.9%
LD 7.9%
Green 3.0%
UKIP 0.0%
Others 1.8%

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 Lab LD Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 44 15 0 0 0 0 59
Change +9 -9 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 1,449 918 214 81 1 49 2,712
% vote 53.4% 33.9% 7.9% 3.0% 0.0% 1.8% 100.0%
Change +4.4% -8.6% +3.5% +1.3% -1.8% +1.2% 0%
Candidates 59 59 58 56 2 45 279
Deposits lost 0 0 21 54 2 38 115

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
1992 44.8% 38.8% 15.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
1997 33.7% 47.0% 13.8% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2001 35.0% 44.8% 14.7% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2005 35.0% 38.7% 18.6% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
2010 39.5% 30.6% 20.5% 0.6% 4.0% 4.8%
2015 41.8% 32.9% 5.5% 3.3% 15.7% 0.8%
2017 49.0% 42.5% 4.4% 1.7% 1.8% 0.6%
2019 53.4% 33.9% 7.9% 3.0% 0.0% 1.8%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
1992 31 28 0 0 0 0
1997 14 43 1 0 0 1
2001 13 43 2 0 0 1
2005 18 38 2 0 0 1
2010 33 24 2 0 0 0
2015 34 25 0 0 0 0
2017 35 24 0 0 0 0
2019 44 15 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 30.9%
1 Birmingham, Ladywood 67.9%
2 Birmingham, Hodge Hill 63.7%
3 South Staffordshire 56.5%
4 Birmingham, Hall Green 53.9%
5 Aldridge-Brownhills 50.4%

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: 30.9%
1 Coventry North West 0.4%
2 Coventry South 0.9%
3 Warwick and Leamington 1.5%
4 Stoke-on-Trent Central 2.1%
5 Wolverhampton South East 3.7%

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: 59.3%
1 Birmingham, Ladywood 79.2%
2 Birmingham, Hodge Hill 78.7%
3 South Staffordshire 73.0%
4 Aldridge-Brownhills 70.8%
5 Cannock Chase 68.3%

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: 59.3%
1 Coventry South 43.4%
2 Warwick and Leamington 43.8%
3 Coventry North West 43.8%
4 Stoke-on-Trent Central 45.4%
5 Birmingham, Northfield 46.3%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.7%
1 Kenilworth and Southam 77.2%
2 West Worcestershire 75.5%
3 Stratford-on-Avon 74.4%
4 North Herefordshire 72.6%
5 Ludlow 72.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.7%
1 Wolverhampton South East 53.2%
2 Birmingham, Erdington 53.3%
3 West Bromwich West 53.4%
4 Walsall North 54.4%
5 Wolverhampton North East 55.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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