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Central Devon

Shows the general election results for Central Devon, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,203 and a turnout of 75.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Stride, Mel
Majority
9,230
Electorate
71,203
Turnout
75.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.5%
LD 34.4%
Lab 6.9%
UKIP 5.3%
Green 1.9%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Stride, Mel  Con 27,737 51.5 7.7
Hutty, Phil  LD 18,507 34.4 -4.4
Macdonald, Moira  Lab 3,715 6.9 -4.7
Edwards, Bob  UKIP 2,870 5.3 -0.5
Matthews, Colin * Green 1,044 1.9 1.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green
2005 43.8% 38.8% 11.6% 5.9% 0.0%
2010 51.5% 34.4% 6.9% 5.3% 1.9%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
323 Central Devon 17.1%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

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: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
178 Central Devon 51.5%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
5 Central Devon 75.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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