Leeds Central

Leeds Central is a constituency in Leeds, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Hilary Benn (Labour) since May 2010.

2019 General Election

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

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
19,270
Electorate
90,971
Turnout
54.2%

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
Hilary Benn
Labour
30,413 61.7% -8.5%
Peter Fortune
Conservative
11,143 22.6% 2.1%
Paul Thomas
The Brexit Party
2,999 6.1% 6.1%
Jack Holland
Liberal Democrat
2,343 4.8% 2.5%
Ed Carlisle
Green Party
2,105 4.3% 1.8%
William Clouston
Social Democratic Party
281 0.6% 0.6%