Dewsbury

Dewsbury is a constituency in Kirklees, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Mark Eastwood (Conservative) since December 2019.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 4 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
3,321
Electorate
81,343
Turnout
69.5%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Paula Sherriff
Labour
28,814 51.0% 9.2%
Beth Prescott
Conservative
25,493 45.1% 6.0%
Ednan Hussain
Liberal Democrat
1,214 2.1% -1.4%
Simon Cope
Green Party
1,024 1.8% -0.7%