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South East Cornwall

Shows the general election results for South East Cornwall, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,373 and a turnout of 69.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Murray, Sheryll
Majority
3,220
Electorate
71,373
Turnout
69.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.1%
LD 38.6%
Lab 7.1%
UKIP 6.2%
Green 1.7%
Mebyon Ker 1.3%

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 (%)
Murray, Sheryll  Con 22,390 45.1 10.1
Gillard, Karen  LD 19,170 38.6 -8.1
Sparling, Michael  Lab 3,507 7.1 -3.4
McWilliam, Stephanie  UKIP 3,083 6.2 1.1
Creagh-Osborne, Roger * Green 826 1.7 1.7
Holmes, Roger * Mebyon Ker 641 1.3 1.3
* 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 Mebyon Ker Oth
2005 35.0% 46.8% 10.5% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6%
2010 45.1% 38.6% 7.1% 6.2% 1.7% 1.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
531 South East Cornwall 6.5%
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%
382 South East Cornwall 45.1%
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%
154 South East Cornwall 69.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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