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Cheshire

Shows the general election results for Cheshire, which is a county in North West. It is comprised of 11 constituencies (showhide). In 2015 it had a total electorate of 793,761 and a turnout of 67.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

Electorate
793,761
Turnout
67.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 43.0%
Lab 36.6%
UKIP 11.9%
LD 5.6%
Green 2.6%
Others 0.2%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Con Lab UKIP LD Green Others Total
Seats won 7 4 0 0 0 0 11
Change -1 +1 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 231 197 64 30 14 1 538
% vote 43.0% 36.6% 11.9% 5.6% 2.6% 0.2% 100.0%
Change +2.3% +4.2% +9.3% -15.6% +2.0% -2.3% 0%
Candidates 11 11 11 11 9 6 59
Deposits lost 0 0 0 5 9 6 20

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green Others
2005 37.1% 40.5% 1.5% 20.3% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 40.7% 32.4% 2.6% 21.2% 0.5% 2.5%
2015 43.0% 36.6% 11.9% 5.6% 2.6% 0.2%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2015

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green Others
2005 4 7 0 0 0 0
2010 8 3 0 0 0 0
2015 7 4 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 19.6%
1 Halton 45.1%
2 Tatton 40.3%
3 Congleton 32.9%
4 Macclesfield 29.9%
5 Eddisbury 27.4%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 19.6%
1 City of Chester 0.2%
2 Weaver Vale 1.7%
3 Warrington South 4.6%
4 Crewe and Nantwich 7.3%
5 Ellesmere Port and Neston 13.4%

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: 49.7%
1 Halton 62.8%
2 Tatton 58.6%
3 Congleton 53.3%
4 Macclesfield 52.5%
5 Eddisbury 51.0%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 49.7%
1 Weaver Vale 43.2%
2 City of Chester 43.2%
3 Warrington South 43.7%
4 Crewe and Nantwich 45.0%
5 Ellesmere Port and Neston 47.8%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Congleton 70.3%
2 Warrington South 70.0%
3 Tatton 69.7%
4 Macclesfield 69.2%
5 Eddisbury 69.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Halton 61.8%
2 Warrington North 63.0%
3 Crewe and Nantwich 67.3%
4 Ellesmere Port and Neston 67.5%
5 Weaver Vale 68.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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