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Halton

Shows the general election results for Halton, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 72,818 and a turnout of 61.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Derek Twigg
Majority
20,285
Electorate
72,818
Turnout
61.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 62.8%
Con 17.8%
UKIP 14.1%
LD 2.4%
Green 2.3%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Derek Twigg  Lab 28,292 62.8 5.2
Matthew Lloyd  Con 8,007 17.8 -2.4
Glyn Redican  UKIP 6,333 14.1 11.1
Ryan Bate * LD 1,097 2.4 -11.4
David Melvin * Green 1,017 2.3 0.7
Vic Turton * Ind 277 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green Ind BNP
2005 63.1% 19.9% 0.0% 17.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 57.7% 20.2% 3.0% 13.8% 1.6% 0.0% 3.8%
2015 62.8% 17.8% 14.1% 2.4% 2.3% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
39 Halton 45.1%
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%
28 Halton 62.8%
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%
514 Halton 61.8%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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