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Cheshire

Shows the general election results for Cheshire, which is a county in North West. It is comprised of 11 constituencies (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 810,496 and a turnout of 72.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
810,496
Turnout
72.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 47.6%
Con 45.2%
LD 4.2%
UKIP 1.4%
Green 1.0%
Others 0.6%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 7 4 0 0 0 0 11
Change +3 -3 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 278 264 24 8 6 4 584
% vote 47.6% 45.2% 4.2% 1.4% 1.0% 0.6% 100.0%
Change +11.0% +2.2% -1.4% -10.5% -1.6% +0.4% 0%
Candidates 11 11 11 6 7 5 51
Deposits lost 0 0 6 6 7 5 24

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 40.5% 37.1% 20.3% 1.5% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 32.4% 40.7% 21.2% 2.6% 0.5% 2.5%
2015 36.6% 43.0% 5.6% 11.9% 2.6% 0.2%
2017 47.6% 45.2% 4.2% 1.4% 1.0% 0.6%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 7 4 0 0 0 0
2010 3 8 0 0 0 0
2015 4 7 0 0 0 0
2017 7 4 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.8%
1 Halton 51.3%
2 Tatton 30.1%
3 Eddisbury 23.3%
4 Congleton 22.4%
5 Ellesmere Port and Neston 22.4%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 18.8%
1 Crewe and Nantwich 0.1%
2 Warrington South 4.1%
3 Weaver Vale 7.8%
4 Macclesfield 15.9%
5 City of Chester 16.3%

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: 55.8%
1 Halton 72.9%
2 Ellesmere Port and Neston 59.2%
3 Tatton 58.6%
4 Eddisbury 56.9%
5 City of Chester 56.8%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 55.8%
1 Crewe and Nantwich 47.1%
2 Warrington South 48.4%
3 Weaver Vale 51.5%
4 Macclesfield 52.7%
5 Warrington North 56.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 72.1%
1 City of Chester 77.4%
2 Ellesmere Port and Neston 74.2%
3 Weaver Vale 73.3%
4 Congleton 73.3%
5 Eddisbury 73.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 72.1%
1 Halton 67.4%
2 Warrington North 67.5%
3 Crewe and Nantwich 69.7%
4 Macclesfield 72.2%
5 Tatton 72.4%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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