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St Austell and Newquay

Shows the general election results for St Austell and Newquay, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 78,609 and a turnout of 69%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Steve Double
Majority
11,142
Electorate
78,609
Turnout
69%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 49.5%
Lab 29.0%
LD 21.5%

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 (%)
Steve Double  Con 26,856 49.5 9.3
Kevin Neil  Lab 15,714 29.0 18.8
Stephen Gilbert  LD 11,642 21.5 -2.5

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Mebyon Ker BNP Oth
2005 46.4% 18.6% 26.9% 4.1% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 40.0% 7.2% 42.7% 3.7% 0.0% 4.2% 2.2% 0.0%
2015 40.2% 10.2% 24.0% 16.9% 4.6% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 49.5% 29.0% 21.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
357 St Austell and Newquay 20.6%
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%
486 St Austell and Newquay 49.5%
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%
330 St Austell and Newquay 69.0%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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