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Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport

Shows the general election results for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,938 and a turnout of 60.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Colvile, Oliver
Majority
1,149
Electorate
72,938
Turnout
60.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 34.3%
Lab 31.7%
LD 24.7%
UKIP 6.5%
Green 2.1%
Ind 0.5%
SLP 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 (%)
Colvile, Oliver  Con 15,050 34.3 4.7
Gilroy, Linda  Lab 13,901 31.7 -9.0
Evans, Judy  LD 10,829 24.7 2.1
Leigh, Andrew  UKIP 2,854 6.5 -0.1
Brown, Tony * Green 904 2.1 2.1
Gerrish, Brian * Ind 233 0.5 0.5
Hawkins, Robert * SLP 123 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 Lab LD UKIP Green Ind SLP Oth
2005 29.6% 40.7% 22.6% 6.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
2010 34.3% 31.7% 24.7% 6.5% 2.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
604 Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport 2.6%
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%
636 Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport 34.3%
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%
520 Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport 60.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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