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Swansea West

Shows the general election results for Swansea West, which is a constituency in Swansea. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,334 and a turnout of 58%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Davies, Geraint
Majority
504
Electorate
61,334
Turnout
58%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 34.7%
LD 33.2%
Con 20.8%
PC 4.0%
BNP 2.6%
UKIP 2.0%
Green 1.1%
Ind 1.1%
TUSC 0.5%

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 (%)
Davies, Geraint  Lab 12,335 34.7 -7.2
May, Peter  LD 11,831 33.2 4.3
Kinzett, Rene  Con 7,407 20.8 4.8
Roberts, Harri * PC 1,437 4.0 -2.5
Bateman, Alan * BNP 910 2.6 2.6
Jenkins, Tim * UKIP 716 2.0 0.2
Ross, Keith * Green 404 1.1 -1.1
Mccloy, Ian * Ind 374 1.1 1.1
Williams, Rob * TUSC 179 0.5 0.5
* 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 Ind TUSC Oth
2005 41.8% 28.9% 16.0% 6.5% 0.0% 1.8% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 34.7% 33.2% 20.8% 4.0% 2.6% 2.0% 1.1% 1.1% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
622 Swansea West 1.4%
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%
634 Swansea West 34.7%
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%
571 Swansea West 58.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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