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City of Chester

Shows the general election results for City of Chester, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 74,485 and a turnout of 68.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Chris Matheson
Majority
93
Electorate
74,485
Turnout
68.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 43.2%
Con 43.1%
UKIP 8.1%
LD 5.6%

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 (%)
Chris Matheson  Lab 22,118 43.2 8.2
Stephen Mosley  Con 22,025 43.1 2.5
Stephen Ingram  UKIP 4,148 8.1 5.5
Bob Thompson  LD 2,870 5.6 -13.5

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Eng Dem Green Ind Oth
2005 39.0% 36.8% 1.7% 21.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 35.1% 40.6% 2.6% 19.1% 1.3% 1.1% 0.2% 0.0%
2015 43.2% 43.1% 8.1% 5.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
648 City of Chester 0.2%
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%
505 City of Chester 43.2%
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%
238 City of Chester 68.7%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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