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Congleton

Shows the general election results for Congleton, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 72,503 and a turnout of 70.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Fiona Bruce
Majority
16,773
Electorate
72,503
Turnout
70.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 53.3%
Lab 20.4%
UKIP 13.6%
LD 9.1%
Green 3.7%

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 (%)
Fiona Bruce  Con 27,164 53.3 7.5
Darren Price  Lab 10,391 20.4 3.2
Lee Slaughter  UKIP 6,922 13.6 9.4
Peter Hirst  LD 4,623 9.1 -22.8
Alec Heath * Green 1,876 3.7 3.7
* 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 Green Ind
2005 45.4% 27.7% 0.0% 26.9% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.8% 17.2% 4.2% 31.9% 0.0% 0.5%
2015 53.3% 20.4% 13.6% 9.1% 3.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
185 Congleton 32.9%
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%
201 Congleton 53.3%
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%
161 Congleton 70.3%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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