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Gloucester

Shows the general election results for Gloucester, which is a constituency in Gloucestershire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,965 and a turnout of 65.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Richard Graham
Majority
5,520
Electorate
82,965
Turnout
65.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 50.3%
Lab 40.1%
LD 5.0%
UKIP 2.8%
Green 1.4%
MRLP 0.4%

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 (%)
Richard Graham  Con 27,208 50.3 5.0
Barry Kirby  Lab 21,688 40.1 8.6
Jeremy Hilton  LD 2,716 5.0 -0.4
Daniel Woolf * UKIP 1,495 2.8 -11.5
Gerald Hartley * Green 754 1.4 -1.4
George Ridgeon * MRLP 210 0.4 0.0
* 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 MRLP TUSC ED
2005 34.7% 47.6% 13.7% 2.4% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 39.9% 35.2% 19.2% 3.6% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2015 45.3% 31.5% 5.4% 14.3% 2.8% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0%
2017 50.3% 40.1% 5.0% 2.8% 1.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
479 Gloucester 10.2%
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%
469 Gloucester 50.3%
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%
499 Gloucester 65.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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