Canterbury - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Canterbury constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameCanterbury
RegionSouth East
1st in 2017Labour
2nd in 2017Conservative
Swing To Lose0.16%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017Labour
Election 2015Conservative
Election 2010Conservative
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Conservative
Election 2005Conservative

Election 2017

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour25,57245.02%+20.48%
Conservative25,38544.69%+1.83%
Liberal Democrat4,5618.03%-3.62%
Green1,2822.26%-4.75%
Majority1870.33%-
Turnout56,80072.65%+6.92%
Electorate78,182--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-9.33%-
Labour gain from Conservative

Election 2015

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative22,91842.87%-1.94%
Labour13,12024.54%+8.40%
UKIP7,28913.63%+9.76%
Liberal Democrat6,22711.65%-20.87%
Green3,7467.01%+4.70%
Minor1650.31%N/A
Majority9,79818.33%-
Turnout53,46565.73%-0.66%
Electorate81,341--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-5.17%-
Conservative hold

Election 2010

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative22,05044.81%+0.46%
Liberal Democrat16,00232.52%+10.79%
Labour7,94016.14%-11.83%
UKIP1,9073.88%N/A
Green1,1372.31%N/A
Minor1730.35%N/A
Majority6,04812.29%-
Turnout49,20966.39%+0.34%
Electorate74,121--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-5.17%-
Conservative hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative20,53044.35%-0.02%
Labour12,94327.96%-0.71%
Liberal Democrat10,05921.73%+0.59%
Others2,7585.96%N/A
Majority7,58716.39%-
Turnout46,29066.05%-0.54%
Electorate70,084--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-0.35%-
Conservative hold

Election 2005

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative21,11344.37%N/A
Labour13,64228.67%N/A
Liberal Democrat10,05921.14%N/A
Green1,5213.20%N/A
UKIP9261.95%N/A
Minor3260.69%N/A
Majority7,47115.70%-
Turnout47,58766.59%N/A
Electorate71,463--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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