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South Suffolk

Shows the general election results for South Suffolk, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 73,836 and a turnout of 70.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
James Cartlidge
Majority
17,545
Electorate
73,836
Turnout
70.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 53.1%
Lab 19.3%
UKIP 15.2%
LD 7.8%
Green 4.3%
CPA 0.3%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
James Cartlidge  Con 27,546 53.1 5.3
Jane Basham  Lab 10,001 19.3 4.9
Steven Whalley  UKIP 7,897 15.2 8.1
Grace Weaver  LD 4,044 7.8 -23.1
Robert Lindsay * Green 2,253 4.3 4.3
Stephen Todd * CPA 166 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green CPA
2005 42.1% 24.5% 5.0% 28.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 47.7% 14.3% 7.1% 30.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 53.1% 19.3% 15.2% 7.8% 4.3% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
168 South Suffolk 33.8%
650 Gower 0.1%

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: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
207 South Suffolk 53.1%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
163 South Suffolk 70.3%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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