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Kensington

Shows the general election results for Kensington, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 60,588 and a turnout of 63.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Emma Dent Coad
Majority
20
Electorate
60,588
Turnout
63.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 42.2%
Con 42.2%
LD 12.2%
Green 2.0%
Ind 1.0%
Ind 0.3%
Green Soc 0.1%

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 (%)
Emma Dent Coad  Lab 16,333 42.2 11.1
Victoria Borwick  Con 16,313 42.2 -10.1
Annabel Mullin  LD 4,724 12.2 6.6
Jennifer Nadel * Green 767 2.0 -3.1
James Torrance * Ind 393 1.0 1.0
Peter Marshall * Ind 98 0.3 0.3
John Lloyd * Green Soc 49 0.1 -0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Green Ind Ind Green Soc UKIP CISTAP Animal Welfare Party New Independent Centralists Oth
2005 29.7% 43.8% 20.1% 4.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
2010 25.5% 50.1% 19.6% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 31.1% 52.3% 5.6% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 4.5% 0.6% 0.5% 0.1% 0.0%
2017 42.2% 42.2% 12.2% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0.1% 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%
648 Kensington 0.1%
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%
598 Kensington 42.2%
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%
545 Kensington 63.8%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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