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Chesham and Amersham

Shows the general election results for Chesham and Amersham, which is a constituency in Buckinghamshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 72,542 and a turnout of 76.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
16,223
Electorate
72,542
Turnout
76.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 55.4%
LD 26.3%
Lab 12.9%
Green 5.5%

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 (%)
Cheryl Gillan  Con 30,850 55.4 -5.3
Dan Gallagher  LD 14,627 26.3 13.3
Matt Turmaine  Lab 7,166 12.9 -7.7
Alan Booth  Green 3,042 5.5 2.5

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Green UKIP
2005 53.5% 26.2% 13.6% 3.5% 3.1%
2010 60.4% 28.5% 5.6% 1.5% 4.1%
2015 59.1% 9.0% 12.7% 5.5% 13.7%
2017 60.7% 13.0% 20.6% 3.0% 2.8%
2019 55.4% 26.3% 12.9% 5.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
260 Chesham and Amersham 29.1%
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%
280 Chesham and Amersham 55.4%
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%
22 Chesham and Amersham 76.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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