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Winchester

Shows the general election results for Winchester, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,497 and a turnout of 78.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Steve Brine
Majority
9,999
Electorate
72,497
Turnout
78.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 52.0%
LD 34.5%
Lab 10.5%
Green 1.5%
UKIP 1.2%
The Justice & Anti-Corruption Party 0.3%

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 (%)
Steve Brine  Con 29,729 52.0 -3.0
Jackie Porter  LD 19,730 34.5 10.1
Mark Chaloner  Lab 6,007 10.5 2.2
Andrew Wainwright * Green 846 1.5 -3.3
Martin Lyon * UKIP 695 1.2 -6.2
Teresa Skelton * The Justice & Anti-Corruption Party 149 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Green UKIP The Justice & Anti-Corruption Party Eng Dem Oth
2005 37.3% 50.0% 9.3% 0.0% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 48.5% 43.1% 5.5% 0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0%
2015 55.0% 24.4% 8.3% 4.8% 7.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 52.0% 34.5% 10.5% 1.5% 1.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
401 Winchester 17.5%
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%
432 Winchester 52.0%
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%
4 Winchester 78.8%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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