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Dartford

Shows the general election results for Dartford, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 78,506 and a turnout of 69.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Gareth Johnson
Majority
13,186
Electorate
78,506
Turnout
69.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 57.6%
Lab 33.2%
UKIP 4.7%
LD 2.6%
Green 1.5%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Gareth Johnson  Con 31,210 57.6 8.6
Bachchu Kaini  Lab 18,024 33.2 7.8
Ben Fryer * UKIP 2,544 4.7 -15.2
Simon Beard * LD 1,428 2.6 -0.1
Andrew Blatchford * Green 807 1.5 -1.0
Ola Adewunmi * Ind 211 0.4 0.4
* 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 UKIP LD Green Ind Eng Dem FDP Oth
2005 41.1% 43.0% 3.0% 10.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 48.8% 27.6% 3.7% 14.7% 0.0% 0.5% 4.3% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 49.0% 25.4% 19.9% 2.8% 2.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.6% 33.2% 4.7% 2.6% 1.5% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%