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St Ives

Shows the general election results for St Ives, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 65,570 and a turnout of 73.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Derek Thomas
Majority
2,469
Electorate
65,570
Turnout
73.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 38.3%
LD 33.2%
UKIP 11.8%
Lab 9.3%
Green 6.3%
Mebyon Ker 1.1%

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 (%)
Derek Thomas  Con 18,491 38.3 -0.7
Andrew George  LD 16,022 33.2 -9.6
Graham Calderwood  UKIP 5,720 11.8 6.3
Cornelius Olivier  Lab 4,510 9.3 1.2
Tim Andrewes  Green 3,051 6.3 3.5
Rob Simmons * Mebyon Ker 518 1.1 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 Corn Dem Oth
2005 14.2% 11.8% 1.6% 59.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.5%
2010 39.0% 42.7% 5.6% 8.2% 2.8% 0.8% 0.9% 0.0%
2015 38.3% 33.2% 11.8% 9.3% 6.3% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
593 St Ives 5.1%
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%
624 St Ives 38.3%
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%
41 St Ives 73.7%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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