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After 650 of 650 seats

Devon East

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

CON

Conservative

Hugo Swire Votes 29,306 header_vote_share 48.5 Net percentage change in seats +2.1
Party

IND

Independent

Claire Wright Votes 21,270 header_vote_share 35.2 Net percentage change in seats +11.2
Party

LAB

Labour

Jan Ross Votes 6,857 header_vote_share 11.4 Net percentage change in seats +1.1
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Alison Eden Votes 1,468 header_vote_share 2.4 Net percentage change in seats -4.4
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Brigitte Graham Votes 1,203 header_vote_share 2.0 Net percentage change in seats -10.6
Party

IND

Independent

Peter Faithfull Votes 150 header_vote_share 0.2 Net percentage change in seats +0.2
Party

IND

Independent

Michael Val Davies Votes 128 header_vote_share 0.2 Net percentage change in seats +0.2

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

8,036

Turnout

73.3%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 48.5
Independent 35.2
Labour 11.4
Liberal Democrat 2.4
UKIP 2.0
Independent 0.2

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Independent
+11.2
Conservative
+2.1
Labour
+1.1
Independent
+0.2
Liberal Democrat
-4.4
UKIP
-10.6

Latest updates

Claire Wright defends her campaign

Independent candidate for Devon East and runner-up Claire Wright defends her campaign.

Independent candidate Claire Wright defends her campaign

Hugo Swire criticises his East Devon competitors

Hugo Swire criticises his Devon East opponents

Devon East: Conservative Hold

Election Graphic
BBC

BreakingConservatives hold Devon East

BBC Radio Devon

The Conservatives have held off an independent candidate to hold the seat of Devon East.

Hugo Swire took 29,306 votes to see off his nearest rival, Claire Wright (Ind) with 21,270.

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CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Hugo Swire
, have the following results:
  • 25,401 total votes taken.
  • 46.4% share of the total vote
  • -1.9% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Claire Wright
, have the following results:
  • 13,140 total votes taken.
  • 24.0% share of the total vote
  • +24.0% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Andrew Chapman
, have the following results:
  • 6,870 total votes taken.
  • 12.6% share of the total vote
  • +4.4% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Stephen Race
, have the following results:
  • 5,591 total votes taken.
  • 10.2% share of the total vote
  • -0.6% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Stuart Mole
, have the following results:
  • 3,715 total votes taken.
  • 6.8% share of the total vote
  • -24.4% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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