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Arfon

Shows the general election results for Arfon, which is a constituency in Gwynedd. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 41,198 and a turnout of 63.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

PC
Plaid Cymru Gain
Williams, Hywel
Majority
1,455
Electorate
41,198
Turnout
63.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
PC 36.0%
Lab 30.4%
Con 16.9%
LD 14.1%
UKIP 2.6%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Williams, Hywel  PC 9,383 36.0 3.9
Pugh, Alun  Lab 7,928 30.4 -3.5
Millar, Robin  Con 4,416 16.9 0.5
Green, Sarah  LD 3,666 14.1 -1.7
Williams, Elwyn * UKIP 685 2.6 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year PC Lab Con LD UKIP
2005 32.1% 33.9% 16.4% 15.7% 1.9%
2010 36.0% 30.4% 16.9% 14.1% 2.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
543 Arfon 5.6%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 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: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
624 Arfon 36.0%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
419 Arfon 63.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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