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Blaenau Gwent

Shows the general election results for Blaenau Gwent, which is a constituency in Blaenau Gwent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 52,442 and a turnout of 61.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Smith, Nick
Majority
10,516
Electorate
52,442
Turnout
61.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 52.4%
Ind 19.9%
LD 10.1%
Con 7.0%
PC 4.1%
BNP 3.7%
UKIP 1.5%
SLP 1.2%

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 (%)
Smith, Nick  Lab 16,974 52.4 20.1
Davies, Dai  Ind 6,458 19.9 19.9
Smith, Matt  LD 3,285 10.1 5.9
Stevenson, Liz  Con 2,265 7.0 4.7
Davies, Rhodri * PC 1,333 4.1 1.7
King, Anthony * BNP 1,211 3.7 3.7
Kocan, Mike * UKIP 488 1.5 1.0
O'Connell, Alyson * SLP 381 1.2 1.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Ind LD Con PC BNP UKIP SLP Oth
2005 32.3% 0.0% 4.3% 2.3% 2.4% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 58.2%
2010 52.4% 19.9% 10.1% 7.0% 4.1% 3.7% 1.5% 1.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
83 Blaenau Gwent 32.5%
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%
145 Blaenau Gwent 52.4%
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%
478 Blaenau Gwent 61.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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