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Swansea East

Shows the general election results for Swansea East, which is a constituency in Swansea. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 58,450 and a turnout of 57.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
7,970
Electorate
58,450
Turnout
57.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 51.8%
Con 28.1%
BXT 8.5%
PC 5.7%
LD 4.2%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Carolyn Harris  Lab 17,405 51.8 -11.6
Denise Howard  Con 9,435 28.1 2.1
Tony Willicombe  BXT 2,842 8.5 8.5
Geraint Havard  PC 1,905 5.7 0.9
Chloe Hutchinson * LD 1,409 4.2 2.4
Chris Evans * Green 583 1.7 0.7
* 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 BNP Oth
2005 56.6% 10.1% 0.0% 6.9% 20.1% 1.6% 2.2% 0.0% 2.5%
2010 51.5% 14.8% 0.0% 6.7% 18.3% 1.0% 2.6% 5.2% 0.0%
2015 53.0% 15.3% 0.0% 10.4% 4.1% 0.0% 17.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 63.4% 26.0% 0.0% 4.8% 1.8% 1.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 51.8% 28.1% 8.5% 5.7% 4.2% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
325 Swansea East 23.7%
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%
374 Swansea East 51.8%
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%
612 Swansea East 57.4%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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