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St Austell and Newquay

Shows the general election results for St Austell and Newquay, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 76,607 and a turnout of 65.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Steve Double
Majority
8,173
Electorate
76,607
Turnout
65.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 40.2%
LD 24.0%
UKIP 16.9%
Lab 10.2%
Green 4.6%
Mebyon Ker 4.1%

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 (%)
Steve Double  Con 20,250 40.2 0.2
Stephen Gilbert  LD 12,077 24.0 -18.8
David Mathews  UKIP 8,503 16.9 13.2
Deborah Hopkins  Lab 5,150 10.2 3.1
Steve Slade * Green 2,318 4.6 4.6
Dick Cole * Mebyon Ker 2,063 4.1 -0.2
* 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 Mebyon Ker BNP Oth
2005 46.4% 26.9% 4.1% 18.6% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 40.0% 42.7% 3.7% 7.2% 0.0% 4.2% 2.2% 0.0%
2015 40.2% 24.0% 16.9% 10.2% 4.6% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
431 St Austell and Newquay 16.2%
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%
596 St Austell and Newquay 40.2%
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%
371 St Austell and Newquay 65.7%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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