York Outer

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Julian Sturdy
, have the following results:
  • 26,477 total votes taken.
  • 49.1% share of the total vote
  • +6.1% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Joe Riches
, have the following results:
  • 13,348 total votes taken.
  • 24.8% share of the total vote
  • +7.7% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate James Blanchard
, have the following results:
  • 6,269 total votes taken.
  • 11.6% share of the total vote
  • -24.4% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Paul Abbott
, have the following results:
  • 5,251 total votes taken.
  • 9.7% share of the total vote
  • +7.7% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Ginnie Shaw
, have the following results:
  • 2,558 total votes taken.
  • 4.7% share of the total vote
  • +4.7% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

CON majority: 13,129 24.4%
Turnout
68.6%

Vote share

Party %
CON 49.1
LAB 24.8
LD 11.6
UKIP 9.7
GRN 4.7

Vote share change since 2010

-%
+%
LAB
+7.7
UKIP
+7.7
CON
+6.1
GRN
+4.7
LD
-24.4

Latest updates York Outer

08.05.2015

13:55

No change in North Yorkshire seats

None of the parliamentary seats in North Yorkshire has changed hands as the Liberal Democrats' share of the vote fell.
08:37
Breaking

Conservative hold

Tim Dale
BBC Local Live

Julian Sturdy holds York Outer for the Conservatives.

07.05.2015

23:31

Count starts on York ballots

Alasdair Gill
BBC News, Yorkshire
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They've finished counting postal votes in York and are about to start verification of ballot papers from polling stations, BBC Radio York reports.

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Constituency profile

This doughnut-shaped constituency, which encircles the York Central seat and links up the city's outer suburbs, was created for the 2010 general election from parts of four old constituencies.Among them is the village of Heslington, home to York University, one of the top research universities in the country. It employs thousands of people, many working in its state-of-the-art bioscience research facility.

York Outer has more women than average - 52.2% of its population are female, according to ONS figures from 2011. Its population is largely white - at 96% above the national average. Its largest ethnic minority population comprises people of Chinese origin.

The seat was won by Conservative Julian Sturdy at the 2010 general election with 43% of the vote, followed by the Lib Dems on 36.1%, Labour on 17.1% and UKIP on 2.1%.