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Truro and Falmouth

Shows the general election results for Truro and Falmouth, which is a constituency in Cornwall. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 74,683 and a turnout of 75.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Sarah Newton
Majority
3,792
Electorate
74,683
Turnout
75.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 44.4%
Lab 37.7%
LD 14.9%
UKIP 1.6%
Green 1.5%

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 (%)
Sarah Newton  Con 25,123 44.4 0.3
Jayne Kirkham  Lab 21,331 37.7 22.5
Rob Nolan  LD 8,465 14.9 -1.9
Duncan Odgers * UKIP 897 1.6 -10.0
Amanda Pennington * Green 831 1.5 -7.2
* 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 UKIP Green Ind MK NHAP POPP Oth
2005 31.7% 19.0% 41.0% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5%
2010 41.7% 9.6% 40.8% 3.9% 1.8% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 44.0% 15.2% 16.8% 11.6% 8.7% 1.5% 1.1% 1.0% 0.1% 0.0%
2017 44.4% 37.7% 14.9% 1.6% 1.5% 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%
529 Truro and Falmouth 6.7%
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%
578 Truro and Falmouth 44.4%
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%
40 Truro and Falmouth 75.8%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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