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City of Chester

Shows the general election results for City of Chester, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 76,057 and a turnout of 71.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
6,164
Electorate
76,057
Turnout
71.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 49.6%
Con 38.3%
LD 6.8%
Green 2.6%
BXT 2.5%

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 (%)
Christian Matheson  Lab 27,082 49.6 -7.1
Samantha George  Con 20,918 38.3 -2.2
Bob Thompson * LD 3,734 6.8 4.1
Nicholas Brown * Green 1,438 2.6 2.6
Andy Argyle * BXT 1,388 2.5 2.5
* 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 LD Green BXT UKIP Eng Dem Ind Oth
2005 39.0% 36.8% 21.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 35.1% 40.6% 19.1% 1.1% 0.0% 2.6% 1.3% 0.2% 0.0%
2015 43.2% 43.1% 5.6% 0.0% 0.0% 8.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 56.8% 40.5% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 49.6% 38.3% 6.8% 2.6% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
485 City of Chester 5.6%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
431 City of Chester 24.8%
650 South Down 16.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
155 City of Chester 143.5%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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