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Hertfordshire

Shows the general election results for Hertfordshire, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 11 constituencies (showhide). In 2015 it had a total electorate of 839,142 and a turnout of 68.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

Electorate
839,142
Turnout
68.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 52.6%
Lab 22.4%
UKIP 12.5%
LD 8.7%
Green 3.6%
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 11 0 0 0 0 0 11
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 303 129 72 50 20 1 576
% vote 52.6% 22.4% 12.5% 8.7% 3.6% 0.2% 100.0%
Change +2.2% +3.4% +9.1% -15.3% +2.7% -2.3% 0%
Candidates 11 11 11 11 10 8 62
Deposits lost 0 0 0 3 8 8 19

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 43.6% 31.5% 2.4% 21.1% 0.7% 0.7%
2010 50.4% 19.0% 3.3% 24.0% 0.8% 2.5%
2015 52.6% 22.4% 12.5% 8.7% 3.6% 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 8 3 0 0 0 0
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0
2015 11 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 30.1%
1 South West Hertfordshire 40.6%
2 Hertford and Stortford 38.2%
3 Hertsmere 36.9%
4 North East Hertfordshire 36.5%
5 Broxbourne 36.3%

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: 30.1%
1 Stevenage 10.4%
2 Watford 17.4%
3 St Albans 23.4%
4 Welwyn Hatfield 24.2%
5 Hemel Hempstead 29.1%

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: 52.6%
1 Hertsmere 59.3%
2 South West Hertfordshire 56.9%
3 Hitchin and Harpenden 56.9%
4 Hertford and Stortford 56.1%
5 Broxbourne 56.1%

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: 52.6%
1 Watford 43.5%
2 Stevenage 44.5%
3 St Albans 46.6%
4 Welwyn Hatfield 50.4%
5 Hemel Hempstead 52.9%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.6%
1 South West Hertfordshire 71.9%
2 St Albans 71.8%
3 North East Hertfordshire 70.7%
4 Hertford and Stortford 69.8%
5 Hitchin and Harpenden 68.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 68.6%
1 Broxbourne 63.1%
2 Hemel Hempstead 66.5%
3 Watford 67.2%
4 Stevenage 67.7%
5 Hertsmere 67.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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