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Maidstone and The Weald

Shows the general election results for Maidstone and The Weald, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 76,109 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
21,772
Electorate
76,109
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 60.4%
Lab 18.3%
LD 16.4%
Green 4.2%
Ind 0.7%

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 (%)
Helen Grant  Con 31,220 60.4 4.0
Dan Wilkinson  Lab 9,448 18.3 -3.8
James Willis  LD 8,482 16.4 0.1
Stuart Jeffery * Green 2,172 4.2 2.5
Yolande Kenward * Ind 358 0.7 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green Ind UKIP National Health Action Party NF Christian
2005 51.8% 22.4% 22.8% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 48.0% 9.7% 36.0% 1.3% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 1.3% 0.3%
2015 45.5% 10.5% 24.1% 2.8% 0.1% 15.9% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 56.4% 22.1% 16.3% 1.7% 0.3% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 60.4% 18.3% 16.4% 4.2% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
99 Maidstone and The Weald 21.1%
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%
163 Maidstone and The Weald 30.2%
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%
310 Maidstone and The Weald 135.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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