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Hertsmere

Shows the general election results for Hertsmere, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 73,767 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Oliver Dowden
Majority
18,461
Electorate
73,767
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 59.3%
Lab 22.4%
UKIP 12.7%
LD 5.5%

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 (%)
Oliver Dowden  Con 29,696 59.3 3.3
Richard Butler  Lab 11,235 22.4 3.7
Frank Ward  UKIP 6,383 12.7 9.1
Sophie Bowler  LD 2,777 5.5 -11.8

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD BNP Green Oth
2005 53.2% 27.2% 0.0% 18.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 56.0% 18.8% 3.6% 17.4% 3.0% 1.3% 0.0%
2015 59.3% 22.4% 12.7% 5.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
125 Hertsmere 36.9%
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%
68 Hertsmere 59.3%
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%
268 Hertsmere 67.9%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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