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Croydon South

Shows the general election results for Croydon South, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 82,010 and a turnout of 70.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Chris Philp
Majority
17,140
Electorate
82,010
Turnout
70.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 54.5%
Lab 24.8%
UKIP 10.5%
LD 6.0%
Green 3.7%
Putting Croydon First! 0.4%
Class War 0.1%

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 Philp  Con 31,448 54.5 3.6
Emily Benn  Lab 14,308 24.8 4.8
Kathleen Garner  UKIP 6,068 10.5 6.1
Gill Hickson  LD 3,448 6.0 -16.9
Peter Underwood * Green 2,154 3.7 2.0
Mark Samuel * Putting Croydon First! 221 0.4 0.4
Jonathan Bigger * Class War 65 0.1 0.1
* 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 Putting Croydon First! Class War Oth
2005 52.0% 24.1% 2.2% 20.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 50.9% 20.0% 4.4% 22.8% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 54.5% 24.8% 10.5% 6.0% 3.7% 0.4% 0.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
238 Croydon South 29.7%
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%
173 Croydon South 54.5%
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%
158 Croydon South 70.4%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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