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East Devon

Shows the general election results for East Devon, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,369 and a turnout of 73.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Hugo Swire
Majority
8,036
Electorate
82,369
Turnout
73.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 48.5%
Ind 35.2%
Lab 11.4%
LD 2.4%
UKIP 2.0%
Ind 0.2%
Ind 0.2%

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 (%)
Hugo Swire  Con 29,306 48.5 2.1
Claire Wright  Ind 21,270 35.2 11.2
Jan Ross  Lab 6,857 11.4 1.1
Alison Eden * LD 1,468 2.4 -4.4
Brigitte Graham * UKIP 1,203 2.0 -10.6
Peter Faithfull * Ind 150 0.2 -23.8
Michael Val Davies * Ind 128 0.2 -23.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Ind Lab LD UKIP Ind Ind Green Oth
2005 47.3% 0.0% 18.2% 28.0% 5.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
2010 48.3% 0.0% 10.8% 31.2% 8.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0%
2015 46.4% 24.0% 10.2% 6.8% 12.6% 24.0% 24.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 48.5% 35.2% 11.4% 2.4% 2.0% 35.2% 35.2% 0.0% 0.0%