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East Devon

Shows the general election results for East Devon, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,109 and a turnout of 72.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Swire, Hugo
Majority
9,114
Electorate
73,109
Turnout
72.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.3%
LD 31.2%
Lab 10.8%
UKIP 8.2%
Green 1.5%

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 (%)
Swire, Hugo  Con 25,662 48.3 1.1
Robathan, David  LD 16,548 31.2 3.1
Manson, Gareth  Lab 5,721 10.8 -7.5
Amor, Mike  UKIP 4,346 8.2 2.6
Pavey, Sharon * Green 815 1.5 1.5
* 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 Oth
2005 47.3% 28.0% 18.2% 5.6% 0.0% 0.8%
2010 48.3% 31.2% 10.8% 8.2% 1.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
321 East Devon 17.2%
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%
272 East Devon 48.3%
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%
50 East Devon 72.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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