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Hampshire

Shows the general election results for Hampshire, which is a county in South East. It is comprised of 18 constituencies (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 1,333,305 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
1,333,305
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 56.6%
Lab 26.6%
LD 12.2%
UKIP 2.0%
Green 2.0%
Others 0.5%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Party Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 16 2 0 0 0 0 18
Change -1 +1 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 529 249 114 19 19 5 935
% vote 56.6% 26.6% 12.2% 2.0% 2.0% 0.5% 100.0%
Change +4.4% +9.7% +0.9% -12.6% -2.3% 0.0% 0%
Candidates 18 18 18 13 17 11 95
Deposits lost 0 0 3 13 17 11 44

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 43.7% 21.0% 31.1% 3.1% 0.6% 0.5%
2010 49.5% 14.9% 29.7% 3.9% 0.7% 1.3%
2015 52.2% 16.9% 11.3% 14.7% 4.3% 0.5%
2017 56.6% 26.6% 12.2% 2.0% 2.0% 0.5%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 12 1 5 0 0 0
2010 14 2 2 0 0 0
2015 17 1 0 0 0 0
2017 16 2 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 30.8%
1 North East Hampshire 48.2%
2 Meon Valley 47.4%
3 New Forest West 47.2%
4 East Hampshire 46.7%
5 New Forest East 42.8%

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: 30.8%
1 Southampton, Itchen 0.1%
2 Portsmouth South 3.5%
3 Basingstoke 16.9%
4 Winchester 17.5%
5 Portsmouth North 21.1%

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: 58.0%
1 New Forest West 66.8%
2 Meon Valley 65.7%
3 North East Hampshire 65.5%
4 East Hampshire 63.6%
5 Fareham 63.0%

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: 58.0%
1 Portsmouth South 41.0%
2 Southampton, Itchen 46.5%
3 Eastleigh 50.4%
4 Winchester 52.0%
5 Basingstoke 52.7%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 70.1%
1 Winchester 78.8%
2 North East Hampshire 77.3%
3 East Hampshire 74.7%
4 Romsey and Southampton North 74.6%
5 Meon Valley 73.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 70.1%
1 Portsmouth South 63.9%
2 Havant 63.9%
3 Aldershot 64.2%
4 Southampton, Itchen 65.2%
5 Portsmouth North 66.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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