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Chesham and Amersham

Shows the general election results for Chesham and Amersham, which is a constituency in Buckinghamshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,654 and a turnout of 77.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Cheryl Gillan
Majority
22,140
Electorate
71,654
Turnout
77.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 60.7%
Lab 20.6%
LD 13.0%
Green 3.0%
UKIP 2.8%

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 (%)
Cheryl Gillan  Con 33,514 60.7 1.6
Nina Dluzewska  Lab 11,374 20.6 7.9
Peter Jones  LD 7,179 13.0 4.0
Alan Booth * Green 1,660 3.0 -2.5
David Meacock * UKIP 1,525 2.8 -10.9
* 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 Green UKIP
2005 53.5% 13.6% 26.2% 3.5% 3.1%
2010 60.4% 5.6% 28.5% 1.5% 4.1%
2015 59.1% 12.7% 9.0% 5.5% 13.7%
2017 60.7% 20.6% 13.0% 3.0% 2.8%