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Torbay

Shows the general election results for Torbay, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,244 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Sanders, Adrian
Majority
4,078
Electorate
76,244
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 47.0%
Con 38.7%
Lab 6.6%
UKIP 5.3%
BNP 1.4%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Sanders, Adrian  LD 23,126 47.0 5.2
Wood, Marcus  Con 19,048 38.7 2.9
Pedrick-Friend, David  Lab 3,231 6.6 -7.9
Parrot, Julien  UKIP 2,628 5.3 -2.7
Conway, Ann * BNP 709 1.4 1.4
Moss, Sam * Green 468 1.0 1.0
* 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 BNP Green
2005 41.8% 35.8% 14.5% 8.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 47.0% 38.7% 6.6% 5.3% 1.4% 1.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
483 Torbay 8.3%
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%
318 Torbay 47.0%
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%
366 Torbay 64.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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