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Torbay

Shows the general election results for Torbay, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 76,350 and a turnout of 63%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Kevin Foster
Majority
3,286
Electorate
76,350
Turnout
63%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 40.7%
LD 33.8%
UKIP 13.6%
Lab 8.7%
Green 3.2%

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 (%)
Kevin Foster  Con 19,551 40.7 2.0
Adrian Sanders  LD 16,265 33.8 -13.2
Tony McIntyre  UKIP 6,540 13.6 8.3
Su Maddock  Lab 4,166 8.7 2.1
Paula Hermes * Green 1,557 3.2 2.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD UKIP Lab Green BNP
2005 35.8% 41.8% 8.0% 14.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 38.7% 47.0% 5.3% 6.6% 1.0% 1.4%
2015 40.7% 33.8% 13.6% 8.7% 3.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
572 Torbay 6.8%
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%
586 Torbay 40.7%
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%
478 Torbay 63.0%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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