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St Ives

Shows the general election results for St Ives, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,944 and a turnout of 68.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
George, Andrew
Majority
1,719
Electorate
66,944
Turnout
68.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 42.7%
Con 39.0%
Lab 8.2%
UKIP 5.6%
Green 2.8%
Corn Dem 0.9%
Mebyon Ker 0.8%

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 (%)
George, Andrew  LD 19,619 42.7 30.9
Thomas, Derek  Con 17,900 39.0 24.8
Latimer, Philippa  Lab 3,751 8.2 -50.8
Faulkner, Mick  UKIP 2,560 5.6 4.0
Andrewes, Tim * Green 1,308 2.8 2.8
Rogers, Jonathan * Corn Dem 396 0.9 0.9
Reed, Simon * Mebyon Ker 387 0.8 0.8
* 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 UKIP Green Corn Dem Mebyon Ker Oth
2005 11.8% 14.2% 59.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.5%
2010 42.7% 39.0% 8.2% 5.6% 2.8% 0.9% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
583 St Ives 3.7%
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%
453 St Ives 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%
191 St Ives 68.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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