United Kingdom general election, 2015 (Cornwall)

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United Kingdom general election, 2015
Cornwall
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Members elected →

All 6 Cornish seats to the House of Commons
  First party Second party Third party
  David Cameron official.jpg Nick Clegg by the 2009 budget cropped.jpg Nigel Farage
Leader David Cameron Nick Clegg Nigel Farage
Party Conservative Liberal Democrat UKIP
Leader since 6 December 2005 18 December 2007 5 November 2010
Last election 3 3 0
Seats before 3 3 0
Seats won 6 0 0
Seat change Increase3 Decrease3 Steady
Popular vote 127,089 66,056 40,785
Percentage 43.4 22.5 13.9
Swing Increase2.5% Decrease19.3% Increase9.0%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Ed Miliband 2.jpg Natalie Bennett
Leader Ed Miliband Natalie Bennett Dick Cole
Party Labour Green Mebyon Kernow
Leader since 25 September 2010 3 September 2012 1997
Last election 0 0 0
Seats before 0 0 0
Seats won 0 0 0
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 36,235 17,241 5,675
Percentage 12.4 5.9 1.9
Swing Increase3.8% Increase4.6% Steady

CornwallParliamentaryConstituency2015Results.svg
Constituency map of Cornwall, coloured by winning party

Prime Minister before election

David Cameron
Conservative

Subsequent Prime Minister

David Cameron
Conservative

The United Kingdom general election, 2015, was held on 7 May 2015 and all 6 seats in Cornwall were contested. The election saw the Liberal Democrat vote half. In contrast the Conservative vote remained relatively intact, enabling them to capture the Liberal Democrat constituencies. Following the election the Conservatives controlled all Cornish constituencies.

Overall results

Party MPs +/- Votes % +/-%
Conservative Party 6 Increase3 127,089 43.4 Increase2.5
Liberal Democrats 0 Decrease3 66,056 22.5 Decrease19.3
UKIP 0 Steady 40,785 13.9 Increase9.0
Labour Party 0 Steady 36,235 12.4 Increase3.8
Green Party 0 Steady 17,241 5.9 Increase4.6
Mebyon Kernow 0 Steady 5,675 1.9 Steady

Opinion polling

Camborne and Redruth

Date(s)
conducted
Polling organisation/client Sample size Con Lab LD UKIP Green MK OMRLP Others Lead
24–26 Mar 2015 Ashcroft 500 37% 24% 13% 14% 8% 3% 13% over Lab
25 Nov 2014 Survation/University of Exeter 500 30.0% 22.4% 6.3% 33.0% 6.9% 0.9% 0.4% 0.1% 3.0% over Con
6 May 2010 General Election Results 42,493 37.6% 16.3% 37.4% 5.1% 1.4% 1.8% 0.4% 0.2% over LD

St Austell and Newquay

Date(s)
conducted
Polling organisation/client Sample size Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others Lead
15 Mar 2015 Ashcroft 1002 32% 10% 26% 20% 6% 4% 6% over LD
6–16 Aug 2014 Ashcroft 493 27% 13% 26% 25% 6% 3% 1% over LD
19–25 May 2014 Ashcroft[1] 473 32% 10% 24% 25% 4% 5% 7% over UKIP
6 May 2010 General Election Results 47,238 40.0% 7.2% 42.7% 3.7% 6.4% 2.8% over Con

Endorsements

The following Cornish media and organisations endorsed various parties and individual candidates

See also

References

  1. Share for Greens based on a table that did not further prompt "don't know" and refusers.