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Rushcliffe

Shows the general election results for Rushcliffe, which is a constituency in Nottinghamshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 74,738 and a turnout of 78%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Kenneth Clarke
Majority
8,010
Electorate
74,738
Turnout
78%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 51.8%
Lab 38.1%
LD 4.7%
Green 2.8%
UKIP 2.6%

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 (%)
Kenneth Clarke  Con 30,223 51.8 0.4
David Mellen  Lab 22,213 38.1 11.8
Jayne Phoenix * LD 2,759 4.7 -0.3
Richard Mallender * Green 1,626 2.8 -3.7
Matthew Faithfull * UKIP 1,490 2.6 -8.2
* 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 UKIP Oth
2005 48.0% 27.4% 17.3% 3.5% 2.4% 1.3%
2010 51.2% 20.7% 21.7% 2.3% 4.1% 0.0%
2015 51.4% 26.3% 5.0% 6.5% 10.8% 0.0%
2017 51.8% 38.1% 4.7% 2.8% 2.6% 0.0%