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Aldershot

Shows the general election results for Aldershot, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 76,205 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Leo Docherty
Majority
11,473
Electorate
76,205
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 55.1%
Lab 31.6%
LD 7.4%
UKIP 3.7%
Green 2.2%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Leo Docherty  Con 26,950 55.1 4.5
Gary Puffett  Lab 15,477 31.6 13.3
Alan Hilliar  LD 3,637 7.4 -1.4
Roy Swales * UKIP 1,796 3.7 -14.2
Donna Wallace * Green 1,090 2.2 -2.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green EIP Christian Oth
2005 44.0% 21.7% 28.9% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0%
2010 46.7% 12.1% 34.4% 4.5% 0.0% 1.8% 0.5% 0.0%
2015 50.6% 18.3% 8.8% 17.9% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.1% 31.6% 7.4% 3.7% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
326 Aldershot 23.4%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
349 Aldershot 55.1%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
530 Aldershot 64.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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