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Chesterfield

Shows the general election results for Chesterfield, which is a constituency in Derbyshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 71,034 and a turnout of 63.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
1,451
Electorate
71,034
Turnout
63.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 40.2%
Con 37.0%
BXT 10.6%
LD 8.8%
Green 2.5%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Toby Perkins  Lab 18,171 40.2 -14.6
Leigh Higgins  Con 16,720 37.0 2.2
John Scotting  BXT 4,771 10.6 10.6
Emily Coy  LD 3,985 8.8 3.4
Neil Jackson * Green 1,148 2.5 0.9
John Daramy * Ind 391 0.9 0.9
* 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 BXT LD Green Ind UKIP TUSC TPP Eng Dem Oth
2005 40.6% 8.3% 0.0% 47.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 39.0% 15.7% 0.0% 37.8% 1.3% 0.3% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0%
2015 47.9% 18.1% 0.0% 13.8% 3.0% 0.0% 16.5% 0.4% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 54.8% 34.8% 0.0% 5.4% 1.6% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 40.2% 37.0% 10.6% 8.8% 2.5% 0.9% 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%
609 Chesterfield 3.2%
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%
624 Chesterfield 40.2%
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%
479 Chesterfield 63.6%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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