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Stoke-on-Trent Central

Shows the general election results for Stoke-on-Trent Central, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 60,634 and a turnout of 51.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Tristram Hunt
Majority
5,179
Electorate
60,634
Turnout
51.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 39.3%
UKIP 22.7%
Con 22.5%
Ind 6.8%
LD 4.2%
Green 3.6%
CISTAP 0.8%
Ubuntu Party 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 (%)
Tristram Hunt  Lab 12,220 39.3 0.5
Mick Harold  UKIP 7,041 22.7 18.3
Liam Ascough  Con 7,008 22.5 1.5
Mark Breeze  Ind 2,120 6.8 3.9
Zulfiqar Ali * LD 1,296 4.2 -17.5
Jan Zablocki * Green 1,123 3.6 3.6
Ali Majid * CISTAP 244 0.8 0.8
Paul Toussaint * Ubuntu Party 32 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 Lab UKIP Con Ind LD Green CISTAP Ubuntu Party BNP TUSC Oth
2005 52.4% 3.2% 17.3% 0.0% 18.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.4%
2010 38.8% 4.3% 21.0% 3.0% 21.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 39.3% 22.7% 22.5% 6.8% 4.2% 3.6% 0.8% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
426 Stoke-on-Trent Central 16.7%
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%
609 Stoke-on-Trent Central 39.3%
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%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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