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Ashford

Shows the general election results for Ashford, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 87,387 and a turnout of 68.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Damian Green
Majority
17,478
Electorate
87,387
Turnout
68.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 59.0%
Lab 29.8%
LD 5.2%
UKIP 3.7%
Green 2.3%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Damian Green  Con 35,318 59.0 6.5
Sally Gathern  Lab 17,840 29.8 11.4
Adrian Gee-Turner  LD 3,101 5.2 -0.8
Gerald O'Brien * UKIP 2,218 3.7 -15.1
Mandy Rossi * Green 1,402 2.3 -2.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green
2005 51.4% 26.4% 15.6% 3.1% 3.4%
2010 54.1% 16.7% 22.8% 4.5% 1.8%
2015 52.5% 18.4% 6.0% 18.8% 4.3%
2017 59.0% 29.8% 5.2% 3.7% 2.3%