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Torridge and West Devon

Shows the general election results for Torridge and West Devon, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,360 and a turnout of 71.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Cox, Geoffrey
Majority
2,957
Electorate
77,360
Turnout
71.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.7%
LD 40.3%
UKIP 5.5%
Lab 5.3%
Green 1.9%
BNP 1.4%

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 (%)
Cox, Geoffrey  Con 25,230 45.7 3.4
Symons, Adam  LD 22,273 40.3 3.4
Julian, Robin  UKIP 3,021 5.5 -0.9
Jones, Darren  Lab 2,917 5.3 -5.3
Simmons, Cathrine * Green 1,050 1.9 -2.0
Baker, Nick * BNP 766 1.4 1.4
* 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 UKIP Lab Green BNP
2005 42.3% 36.9% 6.3% 10.5% 3.9% 0.0%
2010 45.7% 40.3% 5.5% 5.3% 1.9% 1.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
549 Torridge and West Devon 5.4%
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%
365 Torridge and West Devon 45.7%
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%
88 Torridge and West Devon 71.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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