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Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
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After 650 of 650 seats

Witney

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

CON

Conservative

Robert Courts Votes 33,839 header_vote_share 55.5 Net percentage change in seats -4.7
Party

LAB

Labour

Laetisia Carter Votes 12,598 header_vote_share 20.7 Net percentage change in seats +3.5
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Liz Leffman Votes 12,457 header_vote_share 20.4 Net percentage change in seats +13.7
Party

GRN

Green Party

Claire Lasko Votes 1,053 header_vote_share 1.7 Net percentage change in seats -3.4
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Alexander Craig Votes 980 header_vote_share 1.6 Net percentage change in seats -7.5

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

21,241

Turnout

73.6%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 55.5
Labour 20.7
Liberal Democrat 20.4
Green Party 1.7
UKIP 1.6

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Liberal Democrat
+13.7
Labour
+3.5
Green Party
-3.4
Conservative
-4.7
UKIP
-7.5

Latest updates

Witney: Conservative hold

Result graphic
BBC

Witney count: Lib Dem 'fist bump' spotted

BBC Radio Oxford

BBC Oxford's Sophie Law is at the count in David Cameron's former Witney constituency in Oxfordshire, and has spotted a "fist bump" between two Lib Dems watching votes being counted.

Witney used to be considered one of the country's safest seats, but after the Tory leader stepped down his replacement Robert Courts was elected with a much reduced majority.

Sophie said: "The feeling has been that the Lib Dems are in a strong place at the moment and this could be the year they do it."

The count
BBC

Papers being counted in Witney

Reporter Sophie Law is in Witney, which was the constituency of former PM David Cameron at the last election in 2015.

Witney
BBC
There's been a lot happen in the six weeks since the snap 2017 General Election was called
There's been a lot happen across the south of England in the six weeks since the snap 2017 General Election was called.

Election 2017: Third election in two years for Witney voters

It's the third time voters in the Oxfordshire constituency of Witney have gone to the polls to elect an MP.

Former prime minister David Cameron retained the seat for the Conservatives in 2015. He stepped down as PM and later as MP after the leave vote in the EU referendum in June 2016.

In October Conservative Robert Courts won the resulting by-election by 5,702 votes, with the party's vote share falling from 60% in 2015 to 45%, as the Lib Dems surged past Labour into second.

David Cameron
reuters
Former prime minister David Cameron was MP for Witney

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate David Cameron
, have the following results:
  • 35,201 total votes taken.
  • 60.2% share of the total vote
  • +1.4% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Duncan Enright
, have the following results:
  • 10,046 total votes taken.
  • 17.2% share of the total vote
  • +4.2% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Simon Strutt
, have the following results:
  • 5,352 total votes taken.
  • 9.2% share of the total vote
  • +5.7% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Andy Graham
, have the following results:
  • 3,953 total votes taken.
  • 6.8% share of the total vote
  • -12.7% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Stuart Macdonald
, have the following results:
  • 2,970 total votes taken.
  • 5.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.9% change in share of the votes
National Health Action
, with candidate Clive Peedell
, have the following results:
  • 616 total votes taken.
  • 1.1% share of the total vote
  • +1.1% change in share of the votes
Wessex Regionalists
, with candidate Colin Bex
, have the following results:
  • 110 total votes taken.
  • 0.2% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Chris Tompson
, have the following results:
  • 94 total votes taken.
  • 0.2% share of the total vote
  • +0.2% change in share of the votes
Reduce VAT in Sport
, with candidate Vivien Saunders
, have the following results:
  • 56 total votes taken.
  • 0.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes
Give Me Back Elmo
, with candidate Bobby Smith
, have the following results:
  • 37 total votes taken.
  • 0.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes
Land Party
, with candidate Deek Jackson
, have the following results:
  • 35 total votes taken.
  • 0.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Nathan Handley
, have the following results:
  • 12 total votes taken.
  • 0.0% share of the total vote
  • 0.0% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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