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South Swindon

Shows the general election results for South Swindon, which is a constituency in Wiltshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,372 and a turnout of 70.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Robert Buckland
Majority
2,464
Electorate
72,372
Turnout
70.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 48.4%
Lab 43.6%
LD 4.1%
UKIP 2.5%
Green 1.5%

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 (%)
Robert Buckland  Con 24,809 48.4 2.2
Sarah Church  Lab 22,345 43.6 9.1
Stan Pajak * LD 2,079 4.1 0.4
Martin Costello * UKIP 1,291 2.5 -9.5
Talis Kimberley-Fairbourn * Green 747 1.5 -2.1
* 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 CHP Ind Oth
2005 36.9% 40.4% 17.0% 2.2% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
2010 41.8% 34.3% 17.6% 4.3% 1.3% 0.4% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 46.2% 34.5% 3.7% 12.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 48.4% 43.6% 4.1% 2.5% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
559 South Swindon 4.8%
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%
511 South Swindon 48.4%
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%
240 South Swindon 70.8%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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