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Cheltenham

Shows the general election results for Cheltenham, which is a constituency in Gloucestershire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 81,044 and a turnout of 73.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
981
Electorate
81,044
Turnout
73.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 48.0%
LD 46.3%
Lab 4.9%
MRLP 0.7%

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 (%)
Alex Chalk  Con 28,486 48.0 1.3
Max Wilkinson   LD 27,505 46.3 4.2
George Penny  * Lab 2,921 4.9 -4.6
George Ridgeon  * MRLP 445 0.7 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab MRLP Green UKIP Ind Oth
2005 38.7% 39.4% 11.8% 0.0% 2.2% 1.3% 0.0% 6.6%
2010 41.2% 50.5% 5.1% 0.9% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 46.1% 34.0% 7.3% 0.0% 5.0% 7.1% 0.5% 0.0%
2017 46.7% 42.2% 9.5% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.0% 46.3% 4.9% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 21.8%
1 Knowsley 72.7%
545 Cheltenham 0.8%

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: 46.9%
1 Knowsley 80.8%
535 Cheltenham 24.0%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 78.3%
1 Winchester 155.8%
12 Cheltenham 146.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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