Portsmouth South - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Portsmouth 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.

NamePortsmouth South
RegionSouth East
1st in 2017Labour
2nd in 2017Conservative
Swing To Lose1.74%

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 2015Conservative
Election 2010Liberal Democrat
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Liberal Democrat
Election 2005Liberal Democrat
Election 2001Liberal Democrat
Election 1997Liberal Democrat
Election 1992Conservative
Election 1987Conservative
Election 1983Conservative

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour18,29041.04%+21.51%
Conservative16,73637.55%+2.75%
Liberal Democrat7,69917.28%-5.02%
UKIP1,1292.53%-10.82%
Green7121.60%-5.91%
Majority1,5543.49%-
Turnout44,56663.86%+5.37%
Electorate69,785--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-9.38%-
Labour gain from Conservative

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative14,58534.81%+1.55%
Liberal Democrat9,34422.30%-23.55%
Labour8,18419.53%+5.86%
UKIP5,59513.35%+11.23%
Green3,1457.51%+5.77%
Minor7161.71%N/A
Others3340.80%N/A
Majority5,24112.51%-
Turnout41,90358.49%-0.25%
Electorate71,639--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-12.55%-
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat18,92145.85%+3.54%
Conservative13,72133.25%-0.26%
Labour5,64013.67%-8.58%
UKIP8762.12%N/A
Minor8732.12%N/A
Green7161.74%N/A
English Democrat4000.97%N/A
Others1170.28%N/A
Majority5,20012.60%-
Turnout41,26458.75%+1.82%
Electorate70,242--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-1.90%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat15,65242.32%+0.09%
Conservative12,39433.51%-0.39%
Labour8,22822.25%+0.66%
Others7141.93%N/A
Majority3,2588.81%-
Turnout36,98856.92%-1.14%
Electorate64,981--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-0.24%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat17,04742.22%-2.38%
Conservative13,68533.90%+4.84%
Labour8,71421.58%-2.29%
UKIP9282.30%+1.48%
Majority3,3628.33%-
Turnout40,37458.06%+7.19%
Electorate69,539--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-3.61%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat17,49044.60%+5.10%
Conservative11,39629.06%-2.07%
Labour9,36123.87%-1.44%
Minor6471.65%N/A
UKIP3210.82%+0.55%
Majority6,09415.54%-
Turnout39,21550.87%-13.34%
Electorate77,095--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-3.58%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat20,42139.50%-2.54%
Conservative16,09431.13%-11.36%
Labour13,08625.31%+10.67%
Minor1,6293.15%N/A
UKIP1410.27%N/A
Others3240.63%N/A
Majority4,3278.37%-
Turnout51,69564.21%-4.89%
Electorate80,514--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-4.41%-
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative22,79842.49%-0.80%
Liberal Democrat22,55642.04%N/A
Labour7,85714.64%+1.68%
Green3490.65%N/A
Minor910.17%N/A
Majority2420.45%-
Turnout53,65169.10%-2.16%
Electorate77,648--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative23,53443.29%-6.72%
SDP-Liberal Alliance23,32942.91%+17.48%
Labour7,04712.96%-9.60%
Minor4550.84%N/A
Majority2050.38%-
Turnout54,36571.26%+3.92%
Electorate76,292--
Swing from Conservative to SDP-Liberal Alliance-12.10%-
Conservative hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative25,10150.01%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance12,76625.43%N/A
Labour11,32422.56%N/A
Minor5541.10%N/A
Others4510.90%N/A
Majority12,33524.57%-
Turnout50,19667.34%N/A
Electorate74,537--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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