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Tunbridge Wells

Shows the general election results for Tunbridge Wells, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 74,823 and a turnout of 73%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
14,645
Electorate
74,823
Turnout
73%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 55.1%
LD 28.3%
Lab 14.8%
Ind 0.9%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Gregory Clark  Con 30,119 55.1 -1.8
Ben Chapelard  LD 15,474 28.3 18.4
Antonio Weiss  Lab 8,098 14.8 -11.7
Christopher Camp * Ind 488 0.9 0.9
Nigel Peacock * Ind 471 0.9 0.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Ind Ind UKIP Green WEP BNP
2005 50.8% 25.3% 20.5% 0.0% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 56.2% 25.3% 10.8% 0.3% 0.3% 4.1% 1.8% 0.0% 1.4%
2015 58.7% 8.4% 14.2% 0.9% 0.9% 12.6% 5.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 56.9% 9.9% 26.5% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 2.7% 1.3% 0.0%
2019 55.1% 28.3% 14.8% 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
282 Tunbridge Wells 13.4%
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%
293 Tunbridge Wells 27.6%
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%
103 Tunbridge Wells 146.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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