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Cynon Valley

Shows the general election results for Cynon Valley, which is a constituency in Rhondda, Cynon, Taff. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 50,650 and a turnout of 59%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Clwyd, Ann
Majority
9,617
Electorate
50,650
Turnout
59%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 52.5%
PC 20.3%
LD 13.8%
Con 10.1%
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 (%)
Clwyd, Ann  Lab 15,681 52.5 -10.5
Davies, Dafydd Trystan  PC 6,064 20.3 6.8
Thacker, Lee  LD 4,120 13.8 1.6
Ash, Juliette  Con 3,010 10.1 1.5
Hughes, Frank * UKIP 1,001 3.4 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab PC LD Con UKIP
2005 63.0% 13.5% 12.2% 8.6% 2.6%
2010 52.5% 20.3% 13.8% 10.1% 3.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
86 Cynon Valley 32.2%
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%
143 Cynon Valley 52.5%
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%
548 Cynon Valley 59.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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