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Swansea East

Shows the general election results for Swansea East, which is a constituency in Swansea. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 59,823 and a turnout of 54.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
James, Siân
Majority
10,838
Electorate
59,823
Turnout
54.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 51.5%
LD 18.3%
Con 14.8%
PC 6.7%
BNP 5.2%
UKIP 2.6%
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 (%)
James, Siân  Lab 16,819 51.5 -5.1
Speht, Robert  LD 5,981 18.3 -1.8
Holliday, Christian  Con 4,823 14.8 4.7
Jones, Dic  PC 2,181 6.7 -0.2
Bennett, Clive  BNP 1,715 5.2 5.2
Rogers, David * UKIP 839 2.6 0.4
Young, Tony * Green 318 1.0 -0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con PC BNP UKIP Green Oth
2005 56.6% 20.1% 10.1% 6.9% 0.0% 2.2% 1.6% 2.5%
2010 51.5% 18.3% 14.8% 6.7% 5.2% 2.6% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
76 Swansea East 33.2%
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%
179 Swansea East 51.5%
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%
624 Swansea East 54.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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