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After 650 of 650 seats

York Central

Parliamentary constituency


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



Rachael Maskell Votes 34,594 header_vote_share 65.2 Net percentage change in seats +22.8



Ed Young Votes 16,019 header_vote_share 30.2 Net percentage change in seats +1.9


Liberal Democrat

Nick Love Votes 2,475 header_vote_share 4.7 Net percentage change in seats -3.3

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority




Vote share

Party %
Labour 65.2
Conservative 30.2
Liberal Democrat 4.7

Vote share change since 2015

Liberal Democrat

Latest updates

General election: York's views and opinions

Stephanie McGovern

BBC Breakfast

I've been in York this morning speaking to people who voted in the general election.

There was a mix of views from the members of the public I spoke to.

First up is Sam who voted Labour yesterday:

What happened in England's biggest county?

We have one of the of the most dramatic results in recent General Election history.

Instead of the expected clear increased majority in the House Of Commons, the Conservatives lost seats and we have a hung parliament.

All North Yorkshire MPs kept their seats and the Conservatives continue to form a ring around the Labour seat of York Central.

Here's Phil Bodmer to round up what happened in England's largest county:

Listen: North Yorkshire - an island of red in a sea of blue

In political terms, North Yorkshire remains a sea of blue surrounding the tiny red dot of York Central.

There are eight parliamentary constituencies in North Yorkshire, seven of them have re-elected conservative MPs. Rachel Maskell remains the areas only Labour MP.

What do you think of the election result? Here's what some people in York think:

Listen: 'I'm delighted': Maskell's huge majority hold for North Yorkshire's only Labour seat

Rachael Maskell has retained North Yorkshire's only Labour seat, York Central, with a huge majority of 18,000, making it one of the party's safest seats anywhere.

She says there is "real hope for the country":

York Central: Labour Hold

Election Graphic

BreakingRESULT: Labour hold York Central

Rachael Maskell (pictured) holds York Central for Labour.

Rachel Maskell

Labour 'confident' in York Central

Phil Bodmer

Journalist, BBC Look North

Labour activists tell me they're confident Rachael Maskell may increase the Labour majority in York Central.

Labour held the seat in 2015 with a majority of 6,716.

Turnout is up for York seats?

Sarah Urwin

Political Reporter, BBC Radio York

Counting is now under way for both the York Central and York Outer seats.

We've no official turnout figure yet but I have been told it is higher than in 2015 and is expected to be above 70% in both seats.



, with candidate Rachael Maskell
, have the following results:
  • 20,212 total votes taken.
  • 42.4% share of the total vote
  • +2.4% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Robert McIlveen
, have the following results:
  • 13,496 total votes taken.
  • 28.3% share of the total vote
  • +2.2% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Ken Guest
, have the following results:
  • 4,795 total votes taken.
  • 10.1% share of the total vote
  • +7.7% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Jonathan Tyler
, have the following results:
  • 4,791 total votes taken.
  • 10.0% share of the total vote
  • +6.5% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Nick Love
, have the following results:
  • 3,804 total votes taken.
  • 8.0% share of the total vote
  • -17.2% change in share of the votes
Yorkshire First
, with candidate Chris Whitwood
, have the following results:
  • 291 total votes taken.
  • 0.6% share of the total vote
  • +0.6% change in share of the votes
, with candidate Megan Ollerhead
, have the following results:
  • 288 total votes taken.
  • 0.6% share of the total vote
  • +0.6% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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