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Cardiff Central

Shows the general election results for Cardiff Central, which is a constituency in Cardiff. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,165 and a turnout of 59.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Willott, Jenny
Majority
4,576
Electorate
61,165
Turnout
59.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 41.4%
Lab 28.8%
Con 21.6%
PC 3.4%
UKIP 2.1%
Green 1.6%
TUSC 0.4%
MRLP 0.4%
Ind 0.2%

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 (%)
Willott, Jenny  LD 14,976 41.4 -8.4
Rathbone, Jenny  Lab 10,400 28.8 -5.5
Robson, Karen  Con 7,799 21.6 12.3
Williams, Chris * PC 1,246 3.4 -0.1
Davies, Sue * UKIP 765 2.1 1.1
Coates, Sam * Green 575 1.6 1.6
Saunders, Ross * TUSC 162 0.4 0.4
Beech, Mark * MRLP 142 0.4 0.4
Mathias, Alun * Ind 86 0.2 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Lab Con PC UKIP Green TUSC MRLP Ind Oth
2005 49.8% 34.3% 9.2% 3.5% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 41.4% 28.8% 21.6% 3.4% 2.1% 1.6% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
398 Cardiff Central 12.7%
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%
494 Cardiff Central 41.4%
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%
545 Cardiff Central 59.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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