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Vale of Glamorgan

Shows the general election results for Vale of Glamorgan, which is a constituency in The Vale of Glamorgan. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,211 and a turnout of 69.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Cairns, Alun
Majority
4,307
Electorate
70,211
Turnout
69.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.8%
Lab 32.9%
LD 15.2%
PC 5.5%
UKIP 3.1%
Green 0.9%
Christian 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 (%)
Cairns, Alun  Con 20,341 41.8 4.4
Davies, Alana  Lab 16,034 32.9 -7.8
Parrot, Eluned  LD 7,403 15.2 2.0
Johnson, Ian  PC 2,667 5.5 0.3
Mahoney, Kevin * UKIP 1,529 3.1 1.4
Thomas, Rhodri * Green 457 0.9 0.9
Harrold, John * Christian 236 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 Con Lab LD PC UKIP Green Christian Oth
2005 37.4% 40.8% 13.2% 5.2% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 41.8% 32.9% 15.2% 5.5% 3.1% 0.9% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
476 Vale of Glamorgan 8.8%
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%
482 Vale of Glamorgan 41.8%
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%
162 Vale of Glamorgan 69.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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