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Torfaen

Shows the general election results for Torfaen, which is a constituency in Torfaen. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 61,839 and a turnout of 62.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Majority
10,240
Electorate
61,839
Turnout
62.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 57.6%
Con 31.0%
PC 5.4%
UKIP 3.9%
LD 2.2%

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 (%)
Nick Thomas-Symonds  Lab 22,134 57.6 12.9
Graham Smith  Con 11,894 31.0 7.8
Jeff Rees  PC 2,059 5.4 -0.4
Ian Williams * UKIP 1,490 3.9 -15.1
Andrew Best * LD 852 2.2 -1.1
* 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 UKIP LD Green SL Comm BNP Ind Oth
2005 56.9% 15.8% 6.2% 3.2% 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 44.8% 20.0% 5.3% 2.3% 16.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 4.4% 3.8% 0.0%
2015 44.6% 23.1% 5.7% 19.0% 3.4% 2.0% 1.8% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.6% 31.0% 5.4% 3.9% 2.2% 0.0% 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%
286 Torfaen 26.6%
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%
278 Torfaen 57.6%
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%
577 Torfaen 62.1%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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