Houghton and Washington - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Houghton and Washington constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameHoughton and Washington
RegionNorth East
Current StatusAbolished

History

ElectionParty
Election 1992Labour
Election 1987Labour
Election 1983Labour

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour34,73362.02%+2.92%
Conservative13,92524.86%+2.14%
Liberal Democrat7,34613.12%N/A
Majority20,80837.15%-
Turnout56,00470.60%-0.65%
Electorate79,326--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-0.39%-
Labour hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour32,80559.10%+7.40%
Conservative12,61222.72%-1.19%
SDP-Liberal Alliance10,09018.18%-6.21%
Majority20,19336.38%-
Turnout55,50771.25%+4.37%
Electorate77,906--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-4.30%-
Labour hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour26,16851.70%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance12,34724.39%N/A
Conservative12,10423.91%N/A
Majority13,82127.30%-
Turnout50,61966.88%N/A
Electorate75,686--
Swing-N/A-
Labour win
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