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Cardiff West

Shows the general election results for Cardiff West, which is a constituency in Cardiff. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 62,787 and a turnout of 65.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Brennan, Kevin
Majority
4,751
Electorate
62,787
Turnout
65.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 41.2%
Con 29.6%
LD 17.5%
PC 7.0%
UKIP 2.7%
Green 1.8%

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 (%)
Brennan, Kevin  Lab 16,894 41.2 -3.6
Jones-Evans, Angela  Con 12,143 29.6 7.0
Hitchinson, Rachael  LD 7,186 17.5 0.5
Islam, Mohammed Sarul  PC 2,868 7.0 -5.9
Henessey, Mike * UKIP 1,117 2.7 0.6
Griffiths, Jake * Green 750 1.8 1.8
* 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 Green Oth
2005 44.9% 22.6% 17.0% 12.9% 2.1% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 41.2% 29.6% 17.5% 7.0% 2.7% 1.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
426 Cardiff West 11.6%
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%
504 Cardiff West 41.2%
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%
334 Cardiff West 65.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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