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Canterbury

Shows the general election results for Canterbury, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 81,341 and a turnout of 65.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Julian Brazier
Majority
9,798
Electorate
81,341
Turnout
65.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 42.9%
Lab 24.5%
UKIP 13.6%
LD 11.6%
Green 7.0%
The Socialist Party of Great Britain 0.3%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Julian Brazier  Con 22,918 42.9 -1.9
Hugh Lanning  Lab 13,120 24.5 8.4
Jim Gascoyne  UKIP 7,289 13.6 9.8
James Flanagan  LD 6,227 11.6 -20.9
Stuart Jeffery  Green 3,746 7.0 4.7
Robert Cox * The Socialist Party of Great Britain 165 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green The Socialist Party of Great Britain MRP Oth
2005 44.5% 28.1% 1.9% 21.5% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 44.8% 16.1% 3.9% 32.5% 2.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 42.9% 24.5% 13.6% 11.6% 7.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
401 Canterbury 18.3%
650 Gower 0.1%

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: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
520 Canterbury 42.9%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
372 Canterbury 65.7%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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