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Cornwall

Shows the general election results for Cornwall, which is a county in South West. It is comprised of 6 constituencies (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 429,580 and a turnout of 73.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
429,580
Turnout
73.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 48.4%
Lab 26.7%
LD 23.5%
Green 1.0%
UKIP 0.3%
Others 0.1%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Party Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others Total
Seats won 6 0 0 0 0 0 6
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 152 84 74 3 1 0 315
% vote 48.4% 26.7% 23.5% 1.0% 0.3% 0.1% 100.0%
Change +5.3% +14.4% +1.1% -4.8% -13.5% -2.4% 0%
Candidates 6 6 6 3 1 2 24
Deposits lost 0 0 0 3 1 2 6

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 31.8% 24.1% 34.3% 0.6% 4.5% 4.5%
2010 40.9% 8.6% 41.8% 1.3% 4.9% 2.5%
2015 43.1% 12.3% 22.4% 5.8% 13.8% 2.5%
2017 48.4% 26.7% 23.5% 1.0% 0.3% 0.1%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 1 1 4 0 0 0
2010 3 0 3 0 0 0
2015 6 0 0 0 0 0
2017 6 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 13.2%
1 South East Cornwall 32.8%
2 St Austell and Newquay 20.6%
3 North Cornwall 14.1%
4 Truro and Falmouth 6.7%
5 Camborne and Redruth 3.3%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 13.2%
1 St Ives 0.6%
2 Camborne and Redruth 3.3%
3 Truro and Falmouth 6.7%
4 North Cornwall 14.1%
5 St Austell and Newquay 20.6%

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: 48.4%
1 South East Cornwall 55.4%
2 North Cornwall 50.7%
3 St Austell and Newquay 49.5%
4 Camborne and Redruth 47.5%
5 Truro and Falmouth 44.4%

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: 48.4%
1 St Ives 43.2%
2 Truro and Falmouth 44.4%
3 Camborne and Redruth 47.5%
4 St Austell and Newquay 49.5%
5 North Cornwall 50.7%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 73.3%
1 St Ives 76.3%
2 Truro and Falmouth 75.8%
3 South East Cornwall 74.0%
4 North Cornwall 74.0%
5 Camborne and Redruth 70.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 73.3%
1 St Austell and Newquay 69.0%
2 Camborne and Redruth 70.8%
3 North Cornwall 74.0%
4 South East Cornwall 74.0%
5 Truro and Falmouth 75.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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