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Pontypridd

Shows the general election results for Pontypridd, which is a constituency in Cardiff. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 54,122 and a turnout of 63.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
11,694
Electorate
54,122
Turnout
63.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 54.2%
LD 20.0%
Con 11.6%
PC 11.0%
UKIP 2.5%
Oth 0.7%

Party results

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Notional Candidate  Lab 18,534 54.2
Notional Candidate  LD 6,840 20.0
Notional Candidate  Con 3,949 11.6
Notional Candidate  PC 3,757 11.0
Notional Candidate * UKIP 871 2.5
Notional Candidate * Oth 233 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
75 Pontypridd 34.2%
650 Gillingham and Rainham 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: 47.6%
1 Knowsley 71.8%
102 Pontypridd 54.2%
650 Ochil and South Perthshire 31.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 61.1%
1 West Dorset 76.4%
264 Pontypridd 63.2%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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