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Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Shows the general election results for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, which is a constituency in Wales. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 58,565 and a turnout of 72.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Simon Hart
Majority
3,110
Electorate
58,565
Turnout
72.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 46.8%
Lab 39.5%
PC 9.3%
LD 2.3%
UKIP 2.1%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Simon Hart  Con 19,771 46.8 3.1
Marc Tierney  Lab 16,661 39.5 10.8
Abi Thomas  PC 3,933 9.3 -1.1
Alistair Cameron * LD 956 2.3 -0.1
Phil Edwards * UKIP 905 2.1 -9.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab PC LD UKIP Green Ind Oth
2005 31.3% 36.7% 15.5% 14.1% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 41.1% 32.7% 10.4% 12.1% 2.8% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0%
2015 43.7% 28.7% 10.4% 2.4% 11.6% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 46.8% 39.5% 9.3% 2.3% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
517 Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire 7.4%
650 North East Fife 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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
548 Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire 46.8%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
180 Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire 72.1%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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