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Cheshire

Shows the general election results for Cheshire, which is a county in North West. It is comprised of 11 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 788,634 and a turnout of 65.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
788,634
Turnout
65.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 40.7%
Lab 32.4%
LD 21.2%
UKIP 2.6%
Green 0.5%
Others 2.5%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

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

Party Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 8 3 0 0 0 0 11
Change +4 -4 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 211 168 110 14 3 13 518
% vote 40.7% 32.4% 21.2% 2.6% 0.5% 2.5% 100.0%
Change +3.6% -8.1% +0.9% +1.1% +0.5% +2.0% 0%
Candidates 11 11 11 9 5 17 64
Deposits lost 0 0 0 9 5 16 30

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 37.1% 40.5% 20.3% 1.5% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 40.7% 32.4% 21.2% 2.6% 0.5% 2.5%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 4 7 0 0 0 0
2010 8 3 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 16.3%
1 Halton 37.5%
2 Tatton 32.0%
3 Eddisbury 29.2%
4 Macclesfield 23.9%
5 Warrington North 15.3%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 16.3%
1 Weaver Vale 2.3%
2 Warrington South 2.8%
3 City of Chester 5.5%
4 Ellesmere Port and Neston 9.8%
5 Crewe and Nantwich 11.8%

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: 45.9%
1 Halton 57.7%
2 Tatton 54.6%
3 Eddisbury 51.7%
4 Macclesfield 47.0%
5 Crewe and Nantwich 45.8%

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

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 45.9%
1 Warrington South 35.8%
2 Weaver Vale 38.5%
3 City of Chester 40.6%
4 Ellesmere Port and Neston 44.6%
5 Warrington North 45.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.7%
1 Congleton 70.3%
2 Warrington South 69.3%
3 Tatton 67.8%
4 City of Chester 66.7%
5 Ellesmere Port and Neston 66.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 65.7%
1 Halton 60.0%
2 Warrington North 62.7%
3 Eddisbury 63.0%
4 Crewe and Nantwich 64.1%
5 Weaver Vale 65.4%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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