Leicester South - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Leicester South 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.

NameLeicester South
RegionEast Midlands
1st in 2017Labour
2nd in 2017Conservative
Swing To Lose25.99%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017Labour
Election 2015Labour
Election 2010Labour
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Labour
Election 2005Labour
Election 2001Labour
Election 1997Labour
Election 1992Labour
Election 1987Labour
Election 1983Conservative

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour37,15773.55%+13.75%
Conservative10,89621.57%+0.61%
Liberal Democrat1,2872.55%-2.08%
Green1,1772.33%-3.18%
Majority26,26151.98%-
Turnout50,51766.88%+4.39%
Electorate75,534--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-6.57%-
Labour hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour27,47359.80%+14.22%
Conservative9,62820.96%-0.40%
UKIP3,8328.34%+6.81%
Green2,5335.51%+3.88%
Liberal Democrat2,1274.63%-22.26%
Minor3490.76%N/A
Majority17,84538.84%-
Turnout45,94262.49%+1.43%
Electorate73,518--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-7.31%-
Labour hold

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour21,47945.58%+6.23%
Liberal Democrat12,67126.89%-3.68%
Conservative10,06621.36%+3.56%
Minor1,4183.01%N/A
Green7701.63%N/A
UKIP7201.53%N/A
Majority8,80818.69%-
Turnout47,12461.06%+2.42%
Electorate77,175--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Labour-4.95%-
Labour hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour16,70539.35%+0.00%
Liberal Democrat12,97630.57%-0.02%
Conservative7,55817.80%+0.00%
Others5,21212.28%N/A
Majority3,7298.78%-
Turnout42,45158.64%-0.50%
Electorate72,388--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Labour-0.01%-
Labour hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour16,68839.35%-15.13%
Liberal Democrat12,97130.58%+13.40%
Conservative7,54917.80%-5.25%
Minor2,7206.41%N/A
Green1,3793.25%+0.36%
Others1,1042.60%N/A
Majority3,7178.76%-
Turnout42,41159.14%+1.15%
Electorate71,710--
Swing from Labour to Liberal Democrat-14.26%-
Labour hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour22,95854.48%-3.54%
Conservative9,71523.05%-0.68%
Liberal Democrat7,24317.19%+3.36%
Green1,2172.89%N/A
Minor6761.60%N/A
UKIP3330.79%N/A
Majority13,24331.42%-
Turnout42,14257.99%-9.07%
Electorate72,671--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-1.43%-
Labour hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour27,91458.02%+5.71%
Conservative11,42123.74%-10.89%
Liberal Democrat6,65413.83%+2.09%
Minor1,1842.46%N/A
Others9411.96%N/A
Majority16,49334.28%-
Turnout48,11467.06%-8.04%
Electorate71,750--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-8.30%-
Labour hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour27,93452.30%+8.13%
Conservative18,49434.63%-6.21%
Liberal Democrat6,27111.74%N/A
Green5541.04%+0.35%
Minor1540.29%N/A
Majority9,44017.68%-
Turnout53,40775.09%-1.88%
Electorate71,120--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-7.17%-
Labour hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour24,90144.17%+3.90%
Conservative23,02440.84%+0.56%
SDP-Liberal Alliance7,77313.79%-3.90%
Green3900.69%N/A
Minor1920.34%N/A
Others960.17%N/A
Majority1,8773.33%-
Turnout56,37676.98%+4.69%
Electorate73,236--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-1.67%-
Labour gain from Conservative

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative21,42440.28%N/A
Labour21,41740.27%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance9,41017.69%N/A
Ecology4950.93%N/A
Minor2800.53%N/A
Others1610.30%N/A
Majority70.01%-
Turnout53,18772.29%N/A
Electorate73,573--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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