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Suffolk Coastal

Shows the general election results for Suffolk Coastal, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 79,366 and a turnout of 73.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Therese Coffey
Majority
16,012
Electorate
79,366
Turnout
73.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 58.1%
Lab 30.5%
LD 7.0%
Green 3.1%
Ind 1.4%

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 (%)
Therese Coffey  Con 33,713 58.1 6.1
Cameron Matthews  Lab 17,701 30.5 12.5
James Sandbach  LD 4,048 7.0 -1.6
Eamonn O'Nolan * Green 1,802 3.1 -2.8
Philip Young * Ind 810 1.4 1.4
* 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 Ind UKIP
2005 44.6% 26.1% 22.1% 3.3% 0.0% 3.8%
2010 46.4% 16.1% 29.8% 2.0% 0.0% 5.7%
2015 51.9% 18.0% 8.6% 5.9% 0.0% 15.6%
2017 58.1% 30.5% 7.0% 3.1% 1.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
276 Suffolk Coastal 27.6%
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%
264 Suffolk Coastal 58.1%
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%
124 Suffolk Coastal 73.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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