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Islwyn

Shows the general election results for Islwyn, which is a constituency in Caerphilly. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 54,866 and a turnout of 63.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Evans, Chris
Majority
12,215
Electorate
54,866
Turnout
63.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 49.2%
Con 14.0%
PC 13.0%
LD 10.4%
Ind 4.3%
BNP 3.8%
UKIP 2.7%
Ind 2.6%

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 (%)
Evans, Chris  Lab 17,069 49.2 -15.1
Thomas, Daniel  Con 4,854 14.0 3.0
Lewis, Steffan  PC 4,518 13.0 0.6
Ali, Asghar  LD 3,597 10.4 -1.8
Rees, Dave * Ind 1,495 4.3 4.3
Voisey, John * BNP 1,320 3.8 3.8
Crew, Jason * UKIP 930 2.7 2.7
Taylor, Paul * Ind 901 2.6 2.6
* 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 PC LD Ind BNP UKIP Ind
2005 64.3% 11.0% 12.4% 12.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.2% 14.0% 13.0% 10.4% 4.3% 3.8% 2.7% 4.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
56 Islwyn 35.2%
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%
244 Islwyn 49.2%
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%
424 Islwyn 63.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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