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Salisbury

Shows the general election results for Salisbury, which is a constituency in Wiltshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,892 and a turnout of 73.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
John Glen
Majority
17,333
Electorate
72,892
Turnout
73.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 58.1%
Lab 25.5%
LD 11.2%
UKIP 2.2%
Green 2.2%
Ind 0.8%

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 Glen  Con 30,952 58.1 2.5
Tom Corbin  Lab 13,619 25.5 10.2
Paul Sample  LD 5,982 11.2 1.2
Dean Palethorpe * UKIP 1,191 2.2 -9.9
Brig Oubridge * Green 1,152 2.2 -3.3
Arthur Pendragon * Ind 415 0.8 -0.7
* 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 UKIP Green Ind BNP
2005 47.2% 42.8% 10.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.2% 7.6% 36.9% 2.9% 1.0% 0.5% 1.6%
2015 55.6% 15.3% 10.1% 12.1% 5.4% 1.4% 0.0%
2017 58.1% 25.5% 11.2% 2.2% 2.2% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
196 Salisbury 32.5%
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%
263 Salisbury 58.1%
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%
127 Salisbury 73.1%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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