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Canterbury

Shows the general election results for Canterbury, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 80,203 and a turnout of 75%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
1,836
Electorate
80,203
Turnout
75%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 48.3%
Con 45.2%
LD 5.7%
Ind 0.8%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Rosemary Duffield  Lab 29,018 48.3 3.3
Anna Firth  Con 27,182 45.2 0.5
Claire Malcomson  LD 3,408 5.7 -2.4
Michael Gould * Ind 505 0.8 0.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Ind Green UKIP The Socialist Party of Great Britain MRP Oth
2005 28.1% 44.5% 21.5% 0.0% 3.3% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 16.1% 44.8% 32.5% 0.0% 2.3% 3.9% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 24.5% 42.9% 11.6% 0.0% 7.0% 13.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 45.0% 44.7% 8.0% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.3% 45.2% 5.7% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
610 Canterbury 3.1%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
477 Canterbury 48.3%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
52 Canterbury 75.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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