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Cornwall

Shows the general election results for Cornwall, which is a county in South West. It is comprised of 6 constituencies (showhide). In 2015 it had a total electorate of 420,985 and a turnout of 70%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

Electorate
420,985
Turnout
70%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 43.1%
LD 22.4%
UKIP 13.8%
Lab 12.3%
Green 5.8%
Others 2.5%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

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

Party Con LD UKIP Lab Green Others Total
Seats won 6 0 0 0 0 0 6
Change +3 -3 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 127 66 41 36 17 7 295
% vote 43.1% 22.4% 13.8% 12.3% 5.8% 2.5% 100.0%
Change +2.2% -19.4% +8.9% +3.7% +4.6% 0.0% 0%
Candidates 6 6 6 6 6 11 41
Deposits lost 0 0 0 0 2 11 13

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD UKIP Lab Green Others
2005 31.8% 34.3% 4.5% 24.1% 0.6% 4.5%
2010 40.9% 41.8% 4.9% 8.6% 1.3% 2.5%
2015 43.1% 22.4% 13.8% 12.3% 5.8% 2.5%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2015

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con LD UKIP Lab Green Others
2005 1 4 0 1 0 0
2010 3 3 0 0 0 0
2015 6 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.7%
1 South East Cornwall 33.7%
2 Truro and Falmouth 27.2%
3 St Austell and Newquay 16.2%
4 Camborne and Redruth 15.3%
5 North Cornwall 13.7%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 18.7%
1 St Ives 5.1%
2 North Cornwall 13.7%
3 Camborne and Redruth 15.3%
4 St Austell and Newquay 16.2%
5 Truro and Falmouth 27.2%

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: 43.1%
1 South East Cornwall 50.5%
2 North Cornwall 45.0%
3 Truro and Falmouth 44.0%
4 Camborne and Redruth 40.2%
5 St Austell and Newquay 40.2%

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

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 43.1%
1 St Ives 38.3%
2 St Austell and Newquay 40.2%
3 Camborne and Redruth 40.2%
4 Truro and Falmouth 44.0%
5 North Cornwall 45.0%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 70.0%
1 St Ives 73.7%
2 North Cornwall 71.8%
3 South East Cornwall 71.1%
4 Truro and Falmouth 70.0%
5 Camborne and Redruth 68.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 70.0%
1 St Austell and Newquay 65.7%
2 Camborne and Redruth 68.5%
3 Truro and Falmouth 70.0%
4 South East Cornwall 71.1%
5 North Cornwall 71.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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