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South West Hertfordshire

Shows the general election results for South West Hertfordshire, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 79,668 and a turnout of 71.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
David Gauke
Majority
23,263
Electorate
79,668
Turnout
71.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 56.9%
Lab 16.3%
UKIP 11.5%
LD 10.3%
Green 4.5%
CSP 0.4%

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 (%)
David Gauke  Con 32,608 56.9 2.7
Simon Diggins  Lab 9,345 16.3 4.8
Mark Anderson  UKIP 6,603 11.5 9.0
Nigel Quinton  LD 5,872 10.3 -17.7
Charlotte Pardy * Green 2,583 4.5 4.5
Graham Cartmell * CSP 256 0.4 0.4
* 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 CSP BNP Ind
2005 47.0% 20.8% 2.2% 30.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 54.2% 11.5% 2.6% 27.9% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 1.5%
2015 56.9% 16.3% 11.5% 10.3% 4.5% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
74 South West Hertfordshire 40.6%
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%
106 South West Hertfordshire 56.9%
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%
92 South West Hertfordshire 71.9%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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