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Devizes

Shows the general election results for Devizes, which is a constituency in Wiltshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,379 and a turnout of 68.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Perry, Claire
Majority
13,005
Electorate
67,379
Turnout
68.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 55.1%
LD 27.0%
Lab 10.2%
UKIP 4.5%
Green 1.8%
Ind 1.2%
Libertaria 0.3%

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 (%)
Perry, Claire  Con 25,519 55.1 4.0
Hornby, Fiona  LD 12,514 27.0 4.7
Ali, Junab  Lab 4,711 10.2 -12.2
Bryant, Patricia * UKIP 2,076 4.5 0.2
Fletcher, Mark * Green 813 1.8 1.8
Houlden, Martin * Ind 566 1.2 1.2
Coome, Nic * Libertaria 141 0.3 0.3
* 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 Ind Libertaria
2005 51.0% 22.3% 22.4% 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 55.1% 27.0% 10.2% 4.5% 1.8% 1.2% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
157 Devizes 28.1%
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%
86 Devizes 55.1%
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%
185 Devizes 68.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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