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Newton Abbot

Shows the general election results for Newton Abbot, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,319 and a turnout of 69.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Morris, Anne
Majority
523
Electorate
69,319
Turnout
69.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 43.0%
LD 41.9%
Lab 7.0%
UKIP 6.4%
Green 1.5%
Ind 0.2%

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 (%)
Morris, Anne  Con 20,774 43.0 8.0
Younger-Ross, Richard  LD 20,251 41.9 -3.6
Canavan, Patrick  Lab 3,387 7.0 -4.4
Hooper, Jackie  UKIP 3,088 6.4 -0.1
Lindsey, Corinne * Green 701 1.5 1.5
Sharp, Keith * Ind 82 0.2 0.2
* 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 Oth
2005 35.1% 45.6% 11.4% 6.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
2010 43.0% 41.9% 7.0% 6.4% 1.5% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
627 Newton Abbot 1.1%
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%
441 Newton Abbot 43.0%
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%
148 Newton Abbot 69.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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