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Winchester

Shows the general election results for Winchester, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 74,119 and a turnout of 74.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Steve Brine
Majority
16,914
Electorate
74,119
Turnout
74.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 55.0%
LD 24.4%
Lab 8.3%
UKIP 7.5%
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 (%)
Steve Brine  Con 30,425 55.0 6.5
Jackie Porter  LD 13,511 24.4 -18.7
Mark Chaloner  Lab 4,613 8.3 2.9
Martin Lyon  UKIP 4,122 7.5 5.4
Michael Wilks * Green 2,645 4.8 4.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green ED Oth
2005 37.3% 50.0% 9.3% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 48.5% 43.1% 5.5% 2.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0%
2015 55.0% 24.4% 8.3% 7.5% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
222 Winchester 30.6%
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%
154 Winchester 55.0%
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%
29 Winchester 74.6%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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