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South East Cornwall

Shows the general election results for South East Cornwall, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,880 and a turnout of 74%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Sheryll Murray
Majority
17,443
Electorate
71,880
Turnout
74%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 55.4%
Lab 22.6%
LD 19.4%
Green 2.5%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Sheryll Murray  Con 29,493 55.4 4.9
Gareth Derrick  Lab 12,050 22.6 13.3
Phil Hutty  LD 10,346 19.4 2.6
Martin Corney * Green 1,335 2.5 -2.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Mebyon Ker Ind Oth
2005 35.0% 10.5% 46.8% 0.0% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6%
2010 45.1% 7.1% 38.6% 1.7% 6.2% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 50.5% 9.3% 16.9% 5.4% 15.2% 2.0% 0.7% 0.0%
2017 55.4% 22.6% 19.4% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
189 South East Cornwall 32.8%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
337 South East Cornwall 55.4%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
84 South East Cornwall 74.0%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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