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City of Chester

Shows the general election results for City of Chester, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,131 and a turnout of 66.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Mosley, Stephen
Majority
2,583
Electorate
70,131
Turnout
66.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 40.6%
Lab 35.1%
LD 19.1%
UKIP 2.6%
Eng Dem 1.3%
Green 1.1%
Ind 0.2%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Mosley, Stephen  Con 18,995 40.6 3.8
Russell, Christine  Lab 16,412 35.1 -3.9
Jewkes, Elizabeth  LD 8,930 19.1 -2.7
Weddell, Alan * UKIP 1,225 2.6 0.9
Abrams, Ed * Eng Dem 594 1.3 1.3
Barker, Tom * Green 535 1.1 1.1
Whittingham, John * Ind 99 0.2 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Eng Dem Green Ind Oth
2005 36.8% 39.0% 21.8% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 40.6% 35.1% 19.1% 2.6% 1.3% 1.1% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
544 City of Chester 5.5%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
525 City of Chester 40.6%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
267 City of Chester 66.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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