Chester, City of - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Chester, City of 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.

NameChester, City of
RegionNorth West
Current StatusAbolished

Electoral History

ElectionParty
Election 2019Labour
Election 2017Labour
Election 2015Labour
Election 2010Conservative
Election 2005 (New Boundaries)Labour
Election 2005Labour
Election 2001Labour
Election 1997Labour
Election 1992Conservative
Election 1987Conservative
Election 1983Conservative
Election 1979Conservative
Election 1974 (October)Conservative
Election 1974 (February)Conservative

Election 2019

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour27,08249.64%-7.12%
Conservative20,91838.34%-2.15%
Liberal Democrat3,7346.84%+4.09%
Green1,4382.64%N/A
Brexit Party1,3882.54%N/A
Majority6,16411.30%-
Turnout54,56071.74%-5.70%
Electorate76,057--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-2.48%-
Labour hold

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour32,02356.76%+13.53%
Conservative22,84740.49%-2.56%
Liberal Democrat1,5512.75%-2.86%
Majority9,17616.26%-
Turnout56,42177.44%+8.75%
Electorate72,859--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-8.04%-
Labour hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour22,11843.23%+8.16%
Conservative22,02543.05%+2.45%
UKIP4,1488.11%+5.49%
Liberal Democrat2,8705.61%-13.48%
Majority930.18%-
Turnout51,16168.69%+1.97%
Electorate74,485--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-2.85%-
Labour gain from Conservative

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative18,99540.60%+3.89%
Labour16,41235.08%-3.86%
Liberal Democrat8,93019.09%-2.82%
UKIP1,2252.62%N/A
English Democrat5941.27%N/A
Green5351.14%N/A
Minor990.21%N/A
Majority2,5835.52%-
Turnout46,79066.72%+2.37%
Electorate70,131--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-3.87%-
Conservative gain from Labour

Election 2005 (New Boundaries)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour17,24838.93%+0.05%
Conservative16,26436.71%-0.13%
Liberal Democrat9,70721.91%+0.05%
Others1,0852.45%N/A
Majority9842.22%-
Turnout44,30464.34%-0.78%
Electorate68,855--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-0.09%-
Labour hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour17,45838.88%-9.61%
Conservative16,54336.84%+3.72%
Liberal Democrat9,81821.86%+7.18%
UKIP7761.73%-0.28%
English Democrat3080.69%N/A
Majority9152.04%-
Turnout44,90365.12%+1.36%
Electorate68,954--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-6.66%-
Labour hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour21,76048.49%-4.49%
Conservative14,86633.13%-1.10%
Liberal Democrat6,58914.68%+5.17%
UKIP8992.00%N/A
Minor7631.70%N/A
Majority6,89415.36%-
Turnout44,87763.76%-14.67%
Electorate70,382--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-1.70%-
Labour hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour29,80652.98%+10.99%
Conservative19,25334.22%-9.84%
Liberal Democrat5,3539.52%-3.41%
Minor1,4872.64%N/A
Others3580.64%N/A
Majority10,55318.76%-
Turnout56,25778.43%-5.49%
Electorate71,730--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-10.42%-
Labour gain from Conservative

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative23,41144.06%-0.80%
Labour22,31041.99%+6.37%
Liberal Democrat6,86712.92%N/A
Green4480.84%N/A
Minor980.18%N/A
Majority1,1012.07%-
Turnout53,13483.91%+4.07%
Electorate63,319--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-3.58%-
Conservative hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative23,58244.86%-2.26%
Labour18,72735.62%+7.44%
SDP-Liberal Alliance10,26219.52%-5.18%
Majority4,8559.24%-
Turnout52,57179.84%+5.33%
Electorate65,845--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-4.85%-
Conservative hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative22,64547.11%-4.32%
Labour13,54628.18%-6.60%
SDP-Liberal Alliance11,87424.70%N/A
Majority9,09918.93%-
Turnout48,06574.51%-3.13%
Electorate64,508--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-1.14%-
Conservative hold

Election 1979

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative28,76451.43%+7.43%
Labour19,45034.78%-0.43%
Liberal7,71113.79%-7.00%
Majority9,31416.65%-
Turnout55,92577.64%+2.23%
Electorate72,027--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-3.93%-
Conservative hold

Election 1974 (October)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative23,09544.01%-0.28%
Labour18,47735.21%+3.14%
Liberal10,90720.78%-2.87%
Majority4,6188.80%-
Turnout52,47975.41%-4.90%
Electorate69,587--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-1.71%-
Conservative hold

Election 1974 (February)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative24,52744.29%N/A
Labour17,75932.07%N/A
Liberal13,09823.65%N/A
Majority6,76812.22%-
Turnout55,38480.31%N/A
Electorate68,962--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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