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Cardiff South and Penarth

Shows the general election results for Cardiff South and Penarth, which is a constituency in Cardiff. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,707 and a turnout of 60.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Michael, Alun
Majority
4,709
Electorate
73,707
Turnout
60.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.9%
Con 28.3%
LD 22.3%
PC 4.2%
UKIP 2.6%
Ind 1.5%
Green 1.2%
Christian 0.6%
Comm 0.4%

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 (%)
Michael, Alun  Lab 17,262 38.9 -7.7
Hoare, Simon  Con 12,553 28.3 4.4
Hannigan, Dominic  LD 9,875 22.3 2.4
Aslam, Farida * PC 1,851 4.2 -1.1
Ziegler, Simon * UKIP 1,145 2.6 1.2
Burke, George * Ind 648 1.5 1.5
Townsend, Matthew * Green 554 1.2 -0.6
Bate, Clive * Christian 285 0.6 0.6
Griffiths, Robert * Comm 196 0.4 0.4
* 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 LD PC UKIP Ind Green Christian Comm Oth
2005 46.6% 23.9% 19.8% 5.2% 1.4% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 38.9% 28.3% 22.3% 4.2% 2.6% 1.5% 1.2% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
443 Cardiff South and Penarth 10.6%
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%
567 Cardiff South and Penarth 38.9%
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%
519 Cardiff South and Penarth 60.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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