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Pontypridd

Shows the general election results for Pontypridd, which is a constituency in Cardiff. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 60,564 and a turnout of 65.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Owen Smith
Majority
11,448
Electorate
60,564
Turnout
65.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 55.4%
Con 26.7%
PC 10.3%
LD 4.9%
UKIP 2.7%

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 (%)
Owen Smith  Lab 22,103 55.4 14.3
Juliette Ash  Con 10,655 26.7 9.4
Fflur Elin  PC 4,102 10.3 -1.2
Michael Powell * LD 1,963 4.9 -8.0
Robin Hunter-Clarke * UKIP 1,071 2.7 -10.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con PC LD UKIP Green SLP TUSC Christian Party, Proclaiming Christ's Lordship Oth
2005 54.2% 11.6% 11.0% 20.0% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 38.8% 16.2% 7.3% 31.2% 3.4% 1.0% 1.2% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0%
2015 41.1% 17.3% 11.5% 12.9% 13.4% 2.6% 0.9% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.4% 26.7% 10.3% 4.9% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
258 Pontypridd 28.7%
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%
338 Pontypridd 55.4%
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%
468 Pontypridd 65.9%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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