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Tunbridge Wells

Shows the general election results for Tunbridge Wells, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 73,429 and a turnout of 70%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Greg Clark
Majority
22,874
Electorate
73,429
Turnout
70%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 58.7%
Lab 14.2%
UKIP 12.6%
LD 8.4%
Green 5.2%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Greg Clark  Con 30,181 58.7 2.4
Kevin Kerrigan  Lab 7,307 14.2 3.4
Colin Nicholson  UKIP 6,481 12.6 8.5
James MacCleary  LD 4,342 8.4 -16.8
Marie Jones  Green 2,659 5.2 3.4
Graham Naismith * Ind 458 0.9 0.5
* 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 Ind BNP
2005 50.8% 20.5% 3.4% 25.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 56.2% 10.8% 4.1% 25.3% 1.8% 0.3% 1.4%
2015 58.7% 14.2% 12.6% 8.4% 5.2% 0.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
40 Tunbridge Wells 44.5%
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%
72 Tunbridge Wells 58.7%
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%
174 Tunbridge Wells 70.0%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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