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Llanelli

Shows the general election results for Llanelli, which is a constituency in Carmarthenshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 55,637 and a turnout of 67.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Griffith, Nia
Majority
4,701
Electorate
55,637
Turnout
67.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 42.5%
PC 29.9%
Con 14.4%
LD 10.4%
UKIP 2.8%

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 (%)
Griffith, Nia  Lab 15,916 42.5 -4.5
Davies, Myfanwy  PC 11,215 29.9 3.5
Salmon, Christopher  Con 5,381 14.4 0.7
Edwards, Myrddin  LD 3,902 10.4 -2.5
Marshall, Andrew * UKIP 1,047 2.8 2.8
* 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 Con LD UKIP
2005 46.9% 26.5% 13.7% 12.9% 0.0%
2010 42.5% 29.9% 14.4% 10.4% 2.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
404 Llanelli 12.5%
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%
463 Llanelli 42.5%
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%
239 Llanelli 67.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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