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Christchurch

Shows the general election results for Christchurch, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 70,309 and a turnout of 72%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Christopher Chope
Majority
25,171
Electorate
70,309
Turnout
72%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 69.6%
Lab 19.9%
LD 7.9%
Green 2.6%

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 (%)
Christopher Chope  Con 35,230 69.6 11.5
Patrick Canavan  Lab 10,059 19.9 10.3
Michael Cox  LD 4,020 7.9 1.4
Chris Rigby * Green 1,325 2.6 -1.7
* 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 Green UKIP
2005 55.3% 15.6% 24.0% 0.0% 5.1%
2010 56.4% 9.8% 25.3% 0.0% 8.5%
2015 58.1% 9.5% 6.6% 4.3% 21.5%
2017 69.6% 19.9% 7.9% 2.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
37 Christchurch 49.7%
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%
43 Christchurch 69.6%
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%
183 Christchurch 72.0%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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