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Buckingham

Shows the general election results for Buckingham, which is a constituency in Buckinghamshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 79,615 and a turnout of 66.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SPK
Speaker Hold
John Bercow
Majority
25,725
Electorate
79,615
Turnout
66.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Spk 65.1%
Green 16.3%
Ind 10.7%
UKIP 7.9%

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 (%)
John Bercow  Spk 34,299 65.1 0.6
Michael Sheppard  Green 8,574 16.3 2.5
Scott Raven   Ind 5,638 10.7 10.7
Brian Mapletoft  UKIP 4,168 7.9 -13.8

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Spk Green Ind UKIP BNP MRLP CHP CDP Con Lab LD
2005 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 58.2% 20.3% 18.0%
2010 47.3% 0.0% 21.4% 17.4% 2.0% 1.8% 0.8% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 64.5% 13.8% 0.0% 21.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 65.1% 16.3% 10.7% 7.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
44 Buckingham 48.8%
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%
83 Buckingham 65.1%
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%
459 Buckingham 66.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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