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Macclesfield

Shows the general election results for Macclesfield, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 71,712 and a turnout of 69.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
David Rutley
Majority
14,811
Electorate
71,712
Turnout
69.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 52.5%
Lab 22.7%
UKIP 12.2%
LD 7.7%
Green 4.8%

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 (%)
David Rutley  Con 26,063 52.5 5.6
Tim Roca  Lab 11,252 22.7 2.4
Adrian Howard  UKIP 6,037 12.2 9.3
Neil Christian  LD 3,842 7.7 -15.3
Joan Plimmer * Green 2,404 4.8 3.2
* 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 Oth
2005 49.6% 29.0% 0.0% 19.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 47.0% 20.3% 2.8% 23.1% 1.7% 5.2% 0.0%
2015 52.5% 22.7% 12.2% 7.7% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
231 Macclesfield 29.9%
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%
233 Macclesfield 52.5%
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%
215 Macclesfield 69.2%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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