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Devon

Shows the general election results for Devon, which is a county in South West. It is comprised of 12 constituencies (showhide). In 2015 it had a total electorate of 883,315 and a turnout of 69.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

Electorate
883,315
Turnout
69.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 46.2%
Lab 18.0%
UKIP 14.6%
LD 13.2%
Green 5.6%
Others 2.3%

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 Lab UKIP LD Green Others Total
Seats won 11 1 0 0 0 0 12
Change +3 -1 0 -2 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 282 110 89 81 34 14 610
% vote 46.2% 18.0% 14.6% 13.2% 5.6% 2.3% 100.0%
Change +2.9% +3.8% +8.5% -20.2% +4.0% +1.0% 0%
Candidates 12 12 12 12 11 7 66
Deposits lost 0 0 0 3 4 6 13

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green Others
2005 38.1% 20.4% 6.2% 32.7% 1.3% 1.3%
2010 43.3% 14.2% 6.1% 33.4% 1.6% 1.3%
2015 46.2% 18.0% 14.6% 13.2% 5.6% 2.3%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2015

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green Others
2005 6 3 0 3 0 0
2010 8 2 0 2 0 0
2015 11 1 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 23.1%
1 South West Devon 39.9%
2 Central Devon 39.1%
3 Totnes 38.8%
4 Tiverton and Honiton 37.5%
5 Torridge and West Devon 32.5%

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: 23.1%
1 Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport 1.1%
2 Plymouth, Moor View 2.4%
3 Torbay 6.8%
4 North Devon 13.3%
5 Exeter 13.3%

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: 47.4%
1 South West Devon 56.6%
2 Tiverton and Honiton 54.0%
3 Totnes 53.0%
4 Central Devon 52.2%
5 Torridge and West Devon 50.9%

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: 47.4%
1 Plymouth, Moor View 37.6%
2 Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport 37.8%
3 Torbay 40.7%
4 North Devon 42.7%
5 Exeter 46.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 69.1%
1 Central Devon 74.9%
2 Torridge and West Devon 72.0%
3 East Devon 71.5%
4 South West Devon 70.9%
5 Tiverton and Honiton 70.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 69.1%
1 Plymouth, Moor View 62.4%
2 Torbay 63.0%
3 Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport 65.5%
4 Totnes 68.6%
5 Newton Abbot 69.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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