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Totnes

Shows the general election results for Totnes, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,962 and a turnout of 70.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Wollaston, Sarah
Majority
4,927
Electorate
67,962
Turnout
70.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.9%
LD 35.6%
Lab 7.4%
UKIP 6.0%
Green 2.5%
BNP 1.3%
Ind 0.8%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Wollaston, Sarah  Con 21,940 45.9 3.0
Brazil, Julian  LD 17,013 35.6 -1.5
Whitty, Carol  Lab 3,538 7.4 -4.7
Beer, Jeff  UKIP 2,890 6.0 -1.5
Somerville, Lydia * Green 1,181 2.5 2.5
Turner, Michael * BNP 624 1.3 1.3
Drew, Simon * Ind 390 0.8 0.8
Hopwood, Stephen * Ind 267 0.6 0.6
* 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 BNP Ind Ind Oth
2005 42.8% 37.1% 12.1% 7.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 45.9% 35.6% 7.4% 6.0% 2.5% 1.3% 0.8% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
449 Totnes 10.3%
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%
352 Totnes 45.9%
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%
125 Totnes 70.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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