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Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Shows the general election results for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, which is a constituency in Wales. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 58,108 and a turnout of 69.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Hart, Simon
Majority
3,423
Electorate
58,108
Turnout
69.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.1%
Lab 32.7%
LD 12.1%
PC 10.4%
UKIP 2.8%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Hart, Simon  Con 16,649 41.1 9.8
Ainger, Nick  Lab 13,226 32.7 -4.0
Gossage, John  LD 4,890 12.1 -2.1
Dixon, John  PC 4,232 10.4 -5.1
Clarke, Ray * UKIP 1,146 2.8 1.4
Langen, Henry * Ind 364 0.9 0.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD PC UKIP Ind Oth
2005 31.3% 36.7% 14.1% 15.5% 1.4% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 41.1% 32.7% 12.1% 10.4% 2.8% 0.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
481 Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire 8.5%
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%
507 Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire 41.1%
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%
147 Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire 69.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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