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Blaenau Gwent

Shows the general election results for Blaenau Gwent, which is a constituency in Blaenau Gwent. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 51,335 and a turnout of 61.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Nick Smith
Majority
12,703
Electorate
51,335
Turnout
61.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 58.0%
UKIP 17.9%
Con 10.8%
PC 9.0%
Green 2.3%
LD 2.0%

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 (%)
Nick Smith  Lab 18,380 58.0 5.6
Susan Boucher  UKIP 5,677 17.9 16.4
Tracey West  Con 3,419 10.8 3.8
Steffan Lewis  PC 2,849 9.0 4.9
Mark Pond * Green 738 2.3 2.3
Samuel Rees * LD 620 2.0 -8.2
* 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 Green LD Ind BNP SLP Oth
2005 32.3% 0.5% 2.3% 2.4% 0.0% 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 58.2%
2010 52.4% 1.5% 7.0% 4.1% 0.0% 10.1% 19.9% 3.7% 1.2% 0.0%
2015 58.0% 17.9% 10.8% 9.0% 2.3% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
81 Blaenau Gwent 40.1%
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%
85 Blaenau Gwent 58.0%
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%
518 Blaenau Gwent 61.7%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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