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Hertsmere

Shows the general election results for Hertsmere, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 73,561 and a turnout of 71%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Oliver Dowden
Majority
16,951
Electorate
73,561
Turnout
71%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 61.1%
Lab 28.7%
LD 5.3%
UKIP 3.0%
Green 1.9%

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 (%)
Oliver Dowden  Con 31,928 61.1 1.8
Fiona Smith  Lab 14,977 28.7 6.2
Joe Jordan  LD 2,794 5.3 -0.2
David Hoy * UKIP 1,564 3.0 -9.7
Sophie Summerhayes * Green 990 1.9 1.9
* 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 UKIP Green BNP Oth
2005 53.2% 27.2% 18.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 56.0% 18.8% 17.4% 3.6% 1.3% 3.0% 0.0%
2015 59.3% 22.4% 5.5% 12.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 61.1% 28.7% 5.3% 3.0% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0%