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Election for the constituency of Wakefield on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Wakefield, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Labour hold by Mary Creagh with a majority of 2,176 - 4.7% - on a turnout of 65.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CREAGH, Mary Lab 22,987 49.7% 9.4%
CALVERT, Antony Con 20,811 45.0% 10.8%
BROWN, Lucy Yrks 1,176 2.5% -
CRONIN, Denis LD 943 2.0% -1.4%
ALI, Waj Ind 367 0.8% -

An electorate of 70,340, having a valid vote count of 46,284 and an invalid vote count of 112.

Result declared at 04:55 on 9 June 2017. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.