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Rhondda

Shows the general election results for Rhondda, which is a constituency in Rhondda, Cynon, Taff. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 51,554 and a turnout of 60.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Bryant, Chris
Majority
11,553
Electorate
51,554
Turnout
60.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 55.3%
PC 18.1%
LD 10.6%
Ind 8.4%
Con 6.4%
UKIP 1.2%

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 (%)
Bryant, Chris  Lab 17,183 55.3 -12.8
Davies, Geraint  PC 5,630 18.1 2.2
Wasley, Paul  LD 3,309 10.6 0.2
Howe, Philip  Ind 2,599 8.4 8.4
Henderson, Juliet  Con 1,993 6.4 0.9
John, Taffy * UKIP 358 1.2 1.2
* 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 Ind Con UKIP
2005 68.1% 15.9% 10.5% 0.0% 5.6% 0.0%
2010 55.3% 18.1% 10.6% 8.4% 6.4% 1.2%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
42 Rhondda 37.2%
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%
83 Rhondda 55.3%
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%
517 Rhondda 60.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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