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Truro and Falmouth

Shows the general election results for Truro and Falmouth, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 73,601 and a turnout of 70%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Sarah Newton
Majority
14,000
Electorate
73,601
Turnout
70%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 44.0%
LD 16.8%
Lab 15.2%
UKIP 11.6%
Green 8.7%
Ind 1.5%
Mebyon Ker 1.1%
National Health Action Party 1.0%
The Principles of Politics Party 0.1%

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 (%)
Sarah Newton  Con 22,681 44.0 2.3
Simon Rix  LD 8,681 16.8 -24.0
Stuart Roden  Lab 7,814 15.2 5.5
John Hyslop  UKIP 5,967 11.6 7.7
Karen Westbrook  Green 4,483 8.7 6.9
Loic Rich * Ind 792 1.5 1.5
Stephen Richardson * Mebyon Ker 563 1.1 -1.0
Rik Evans * National Health Action Party 526 1.0 1.0
Stanley Guffogg * The Principles of Politics Party 37 0.1 0.1
* 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 Lab UKIP Green Ind Mebyon Ker National Health Action Party The Principles of Politics Party Oth
2005 31.7% 41.0% 19.0% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5%
2010 41.7% 40.8% 9.6% 3.9% 1.8% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 44.0% 16.8% 15.2% 11.6% 8.7% 1.5% 1.1% 1.0% 0.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
277 Truro and Falmouth 27.2%
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%
482 Truro and Falmouth 44.0%
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%
175 Truro and Falmouth 70.0%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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