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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 2015 it had a total electorate of 72,794 and a turnout of 70.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Alun Cairns
Majority
6,880
Electorate
72,794
Turnout
70.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Con 46.0%
Lab 32.6%
UKIP 10.7%
PC 5.6%
LD 2.6%
Green 2.1%
CISTAP 0.5%

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 (%)
Alun Cairns  Con 23,607 46.0 4.2
Chris Elmore  Lab 16,727 32.6 -0.3
Kevin Mahoney  UKIP 5,489 10.7 7.6
Ian Johnson  PC 2,869 5.6 0.1
David Morgan * LD 1,309 2.6 -12.7
Alan Armstrong * Green 1,054 2.1 1.1
Steve Reed * CISTAP 238 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP PC LD Green CISTAP Christian Oth
2005 37.4% 40.8% 1.8% 5.2% 13.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 41.8% 32.9% 3.1% 5.5% 15.2% 0.9% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0%
2015 46.0% 32.6% 10.7% 5.6% 2.6% 2.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
476 Vale of Glamorgan 13.4%
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%
438 Vale of Glamorgan 46.0%
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%
153 Vale of Glamorgan 70.5%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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