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Wantage

Shows the general election results for Wantage, which is a constituency in Oxfordshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 85,786 and a turnout of 74.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Edward Vaizey
Majority
17,380
Electorate
85,786
Turnout
74.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 54.2%
Lab 26.9%
LD 14.5%
Green 2.4%
UKIP 2.0%

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 (%)
Edward Vaizey  Con 34,459 54.2 0.9
Rachel Eden  Lab 17,079 26.9 10.8
Christopher Carrigan  LD 9,234 14.5 1.5
Sue Ap-Roberts * Green 1,546 2.4 -2.7
David McLeod * UKIP 1,284 2.0 -10.5
* 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 43.1% 24.0% 27.6% 2.6% 1.5% 1.2%
2010 52.0% 13.9% 27.9% 1.9% 4.3% 0.0%
2015 53.3% 16.0% 13.1% 5.1% 12.5% 0.0%
2017 54.2% 26.9% 14.5% 2.4% 2.0% 0.0%