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Dover

Shows the general election results for Dover, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 76,355 and a turnout of 66.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
12,278
Electorate
76,355
Turnout
66.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 56.9%
Lab 32.6%
LD 5.7%
Green 2.7%
Ind 1.8%
WEP 0.3%

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 (%)
Natalie Elphicke  Con 28,830 56.9 4.5
Charlotte Cornell  Lab 16,552 32.6 -7.3
Simon Dodd  LD 2,895 5.7 3.1
Beccy Sawbridge * Green 1,371 2.7 0.9
Nathan Sutton * Ind 916 1.8 1.8
Eljai Morais * WEP 137 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green Ind WEP UKIP BNP Eng Dem CPA Oth
2005 35.0% 45.3% 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 44.0% 33.5% 15.8% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 3.5% 2.2% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 43.3% 30.7% 3.1% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 20.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 52.4% 40.0% 2.6% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 56.9% 32.6% 5.7% 2.7% 1.8% 0.3% 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%
317 Dover 24.2%
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%
245 Dover 56.9%
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%
374 Dover 66.4%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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