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Pontypridd

Shows the general election results for Pontypridd, which is a constituency in Cardiff. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 58,205 and a turnout of 63%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Smith, Owen
Majority
2,785
Electorate
58,205
Turnout
63%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.8%
LD 31.2%
Con 16.2%
PC 7.3%
UKIP 3.4%
SLP 1.2%
Christian 1.0%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Smith, Owen  Lab 14,220 38.8 -15.4
Powell, Michael  LD 11,435 31.2 11.2
Gonzalez, Lee  Con 5,932 16.2 4.6
Bellin, Ioan  PC 2,673 7.3 -3.7
Bevan, David * UKIP 1,229 3.4 0.8
Parsons, Simon * SLP 456 1.2 1.2
Watson, Donald * Christian 365 1.0 1.0
Matthews, John * Green 361 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con PC UKIP SLP Christian Green Oth
2005 54.2% 20.0% 11.6% 11.0% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 38.8% 31.2% 16.2% 7.3% 3.4% 1.2% 1.0% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
500 Pontypridd 7.6%
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%
572 Pontypridd 38.8%
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%
435 Pontypridd 63.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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