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South Ribble

Shows the general election results for South Ribble, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 76,489 and a turnout of 68.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Seema Kennedy
Majority
5,945
Electorate
76,489
Turnout
68.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 46.4%
Lab 35.1%
UKIP 14.1%
LD 4.4%

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 (%)
Seema Kennedy  Con 24,313 46.4 1.0
Veronica Bennett  Lab 18,368 35.1 0.4
David Gallagher  UKIP 7,377 14.1 10.4
Sue McGuire * LD 2,312 4.4 -9.7
* 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 BNP Oth
2005 37.0% 12.8% 1.8% 46.3% 0.0% 2.0%
2010 45.5% 34.7% 3.7% 14.1% 2.0% 0.0%
2015 46.4% 35.1% 14.1% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
508 South Ribble 11.4%
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%
422 South Ribble 46.4%
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%
255 South Ribble 68.5%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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