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Swansea East

Shows the general election results for Swansea East, which is a constituency in Swansea. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 58,011 and a turnout of 58%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Carolyn Harris
Majority
12,028
Electorate
58,011
Turnout
58%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 53.0%
UKIP 17.2%
Con 15.3%
PC 10.4%
LD 4.1%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Carolyn Harris  Lab 17,807 53.0 1.5
Clifford Johnson  UKIP 5,779 17.2 14.6
Altaf Hussain  Con 5,142 15.3 0.5
Dic Jones  PC 3,498 10.4 3.7
Ann Jamal * LD 1,392 4.1 -14.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab UKIP Con PC LD BNP Green Oth
2005 56.6% 2.2% 10.1% 6.9% 20.1% 0.0% 1.6% 2.5%
2010 51.5% 2.6% 14.8% 6.7% 18.3% 5.2% 1.0% 0.0%
2015 53.0% 17.2% 15.3% 10.4% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
145 Swansea East 35.8%
650 Gower 0.1%

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: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
216 Swansea East 53.0%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
591 Swansea East 58.0%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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