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Islwyn

Shows the general election results for Islwyn, which is a constituency in Caerphilly. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 55,423 and a turnout of 62%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
5,464
Electorate
55,423
Turnout
62%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 44.7%
Con 28.8%
BXT 14.1%
PC 6.7%
LD 3.8%
Green 1.9%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Chris Evans  Lab 15,356 44.7 -14.1
Gavin Chambers  Con 9,892 28.8 1.6
James Wells  BXT 4,834 14.1 14.1
Zoe Hammond  PC 2,286 6.7 -0.9
Jo Watkins * LD 1,313 3.8 1.9
Catherine Linstrum * Green 669 1.9 1.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con BXT PC LD Green UKIP MRLP TUSC Ind BNP
2005 64.3% 11.0% 0.0% 12.4% 12.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.2% 14.0% 0.0% 13.0% 10.4% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3% 3.8%
2015 49.0% 15.2% 0.0% 10.7% 2.7% 1.9% 19.6% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.8% 27.2% 0.0% 7.6% 1.9% 0.0% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 44.7% 28.8% 14.1% 6.7% 3.8% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
425 Islwyn 15.9%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
570 Islwyn 44.7%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
524 Islwyn 62.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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