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Gower

Shows the general election results for Gower, which is a constituency in Swansea. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,696 and a turnout of 67.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Caton, Martin
Majority
2,683
Electorate
61,696
Turnout
67.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.4%
Con 32.0%
LD 19.1%
PC 6.6%
BNP 2.3%
UKIP 1.6%

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 (%)
Caton, Martin  Lab 16,016 38.4 -4.0
Davies, Byron  Con 13,333 32.0 6.5
Day, Mike  LD 7,947 19.1 0.6
Price, Darren  PC 2,760 6.6 -1.2
Jones, Adrian * BNP 963 2.3 2.3
Triggs, Gordon * UKIP 652 1.6 -1.6
* 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 BNP UKIP Green
2005 42.5% 25.5% 18.4% 7.8% 0.0% 3.2% 2.6%
2010 38.4% 32.0% 19.1% 6.6% 2.3% 1.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
532 Gower 6.4%
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%
585 Gower 38.4%
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%
230 Gower 67.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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