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St Austell and Newquay

Shows the general election results for St Austell and Newquay, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,284 and a turnout of 62.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Gilbert, Stephen
Majority
1,312
Electorate
75,284
Turnout
62.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 42.7%
Con 40.0%
Lab 7.2%
Mebyon Ker 4.2%
UKIP 3.7%
BNP 2.2%

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 (%)
Gilbert, Stephen  LD 20,189 42.7 15.8
Righton, Caroline  Con 18,877 40.0 -6.4
Jameson, Lee  Lab 3,386 7.2 -11.4
Cole, Dick * Mebyon Ker 2,007 4.2 4.2
Medway, Clive * UKIP 1,757 3.7 -0.4
Fitton, James * BNP 1,022 2.2 2.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab Mebyon Ker UKIP BNP Green Oth
2005 26.9% 46.4% 18.6% 0.0% 4.1% 0.0% 3.4% 0.5%
2010 42.7% 40.0% 7.2% 4.2% 3.7% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
602 St Austell and Newquay 2.8%
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%
452 St Austell and Newquay 42.7%
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%
445 St Austell and Newquay 62.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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