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Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Shows the general election results for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, which is a constituency in Carmarthenshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 52,385 and a turnout of 72.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

PC
Plaid Cymru Hold
Edwards, Jonathan
Majority
3,481
Electorate
52,385
Turnout
72.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
PC 35.6%
Lab 26.5%
Con 22.4%
LD 12.1%
UKIP 3.4%

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 (%)
Edwards, Jonathan  PC 13,546 35.6 -10.2
Gwyther, Christine  Lab 10,065 26.5 -1.8
Morgan, Andrew  Con 8,506 22.4 8.7
Powell, Bill  LD 4,609 12.1 2.4
Atkinson, John * UKIP 1,285 3.4 1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year PC Lab Con LD UKIP Oth
2005 45.9% 28.3% 13.7% 9.7% 1.7% 0.7%
2010 35.6% 26.5% 22.4% 12.1% 3.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
469 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 9.2%
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%
629 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 35.6%
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%
51 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 72.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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