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Carmarthenshire

Shows the general election results for Carmarthenshire, which is a county in Wales. It is comprised of 2 constituencies (showhide). In 2017 it had a total electorate of 115,410 and a turnout of 70.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

Electorate
115,410
Turnout
70.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 41.5%
PC 28.9%
Con 25.0%
UKIP 2.8%
LD 1.8%
Others 0.0%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Party Lab PC Con UKIP LD Others Total
Seats won 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 34 23 20 2 1 0 81
% vote 41.5% 28.9% 25.0% 2.8% 1.8% 0.0% 100.0%
Change +8.8% -1.9% +7.2% -10.8% -0.3% -0.7% 0%
Candidates 2 2 2 2 2 0 10
Deposits lost 0 0 0 2 2 0 4

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab PC Con UKIP LD Green Others
2005 37.4% 36.4% 13.7% 0.9% 11.2% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 34.4% 32.8% 18.4% 3.1% 11.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 32.7% 30.8% 17.8% 13.6% 2.2% 2.3% 0.7%
2017 41.5% 28.9% 25.0% 2.8% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2017

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab PC Con UKIP LD Green Others
2005 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 19.6%
1 Llanelli 29.8%
2 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 9.5%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 19.6%
1 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 9.5%
2 Llanelli 29.8%

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: 46.3%
1 Llanelli 53.5%
2 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 39.3%

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

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 46.3%
1 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 39.3%
2 Llanelli 53.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 70.5%
1 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 73.3%
2 Llanelli 67.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 70.5%
1 Llanelli 67.9%
2 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 73.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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