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Macclesfield

Shows the general election results for Macclesfield, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 75,228 and a turnout of 72.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
David Rutley
Majority
8,608
Electorate
75,228
Turnout
72.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 52.7%
Lab 36.8%
LD 6.2%
Green 2.2%
Ind 2.1%

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 (%)
David Rutley  Con 28,595 52.7 0.1
Neil Puttick  Lab 19,987 36.8 14.1
Richard Flowers  LD 3,350 6.2 -1.6
James Booth * Green 1,213 2.2 -2.6
Mark Johnson * Ind 1,162 2.1 2.1
* 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 Ind UKIP Oth
2005 49.6% 29.0% 19.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 47.0% 20.3% 23.1% 1.7% 5.2% 2.8% 0.0%
2015 52.5% 22.7% 7.7% 4.8% 0.0% 12.2% 0.0%
2017 52.7% 36.8% 6.2% 2.2% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0%