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.

2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was held on 12 December 2019. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
1,561
Electorate
81,253
Turnout
69.4%

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
Mark Eastwood
Conservative
26,179 46.4% 1.3%
Paula Sherriff
Labour
24,618 43.7% -7.3%
John Rossington
Liberal Democrat
2,406 4.3% 2.1%
Philip James
The Brexit Party
1,874 3.3% 3.3%
Simon Cope
Green Party
1,060 1.9% 0.1%
Archibald Stanton
MRLP
252 0.4% 0.4%