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Wiltshire

Shows the general election results for Wiltshire, which is a county in South West. It is comprised of 7 constituencies (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 522,354 and a turnout of 71.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
522,354
Turnout
71.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 56.8%
Lab 27.4%
LD 11.8%
Green 1.8%
UKIP 1.8%
Others 0.4%

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 Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 7 0 0 0 0 0 7
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 213 103 44 7 7 2 376
% vote 56.8% 27.4% 11.8% 1.8% 1.8% 0.4% 100.0%
Change +4.4% +10.1% 0.0% -2.8% -11.7% 0.0% 0%
Candidates 7 7 7 6 5 4 36
Deposits lost 0 0 2 6 5 4 17

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 44.4% 28.0% 24.3% 0.4% 2.5% 0.4%
2010 47.7% 15.3% 30.4% 1.0% 4.0% 1.6%
2015 52.4% 17.3% 11.8% 4.7% 13.5% 0.4%
2017 56.8% 27.4% 11.8% 1.8% 1.8% 0.4%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 4 2 1 0 0 0
2010 6 0 1 0 0 0
2015 7 0 0 0 0 0
2017 7 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 28.5%
1 North Wiltshire 42.6%
2 Devizes 41.8%
3 South West Wiltshire 33.5%
4 Salisbury 32.5%
5 Chippenham 29.1%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 28.5%
1 South Swindon 4.8%
2 North Swindon 15.2%
3 Chippenham 29.1%
4 Salisbury 32.5%
5 South West Wiltshire 33.5%

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: 56.8%
1 Devizes 62.7%
2 North Wiltshire 60.3%
3 South West Wiltshire 60.0%
4 Salisbury 58.1%
5 Chippenham 54.7%

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: 56.8%
1 South Swindon 48.4%
2 North Swindon 53.6%
3 Chippenham 54.7%
4 Salisbury 58.1%
5 South West Wiltshire 60.0%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 71.9%
1 North Wiltshire 75.2%
2 Chippenham 74.8%
3 Salisbury 73.1%
4 South West Wiltshire 71.2%
5 South Swindon 70.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 71.9%
1 North Swindon 68.5%
2 Devizes 70.1%
3 South Swindon 70.8%
4 South West Wiltshire 71.2%
5 Salisbury 73.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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