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Caerphilly

Shows the general election results for Caerphilly, which is a constituency in Caerphilly. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,122 and a turnout of 62.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
David, Wayne
Majority
10,755
Electorate
62,122
Turnout
62.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 44.9%
Con 17.1%
PC 16.7%
LD 14.7%
BNP 4.2%
UKIP 2.4%

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 (%)
David, Wayne  Lab 17,377 44.9 -10.5
Caulfield, Maria  Con 6,622 17.1 2.4
Whittle, Lindsay  PC 6,460 16.7 -1.4
David, Kay  LD 5,688 14.7 4.7
Reid, Laurence * BNP 1,635 4.2 4.2
Jenkins, Tony * UKIP 910 2.4 2.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con PC LD BNP UKIP Oth
2005 55.4% 14.7% 18.1% 10.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
2010 44.9% 17.1% 16.7% 14.7% 4.2% 2.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
166 Caerphilly 27.8%
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%
388 Caerphilly 44.9%
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%
460 Caerphilly 62.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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