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Blaenau Gwent

Shows the general election results for Blaenau Gwent, which is a constituency in Blaenau Gwent. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 50,739 and a turnout of 59.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
8,647
Electorate
50,739
Turnout
59.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 49.2%
BXT 20.6%
Con 19.0%
PC 5.7%
LD 4.3%
Green 1.3%

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 (%)
Nick Smith  Lab 14,862 49.2 -8.8
Richard Taylor  BXT 6,215 20.6 20.6
Laura Jones  Con 5,749 19.0 4.3
Peredur Owen Griffiths * PC 1,722 5.7 -15.5
Chelsea-Marie Annett * LD 1,285 4.3 3.3
Stephen Priestnall * Green 386 1.3 1.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab BXT Con PC LD Green UKIP Ind BNP SLP Oth
2005 32.3% 0.0% 2.3% 2.4% 4.3% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 58.2%
2010 52.4% 0.0% 7.0% 4.1% 10.1% 0.0% 1.5% 19.9% 3.7% 1.2% 0.0%
2015 58.0% 0.0% 10.8% 9.0% 2.0% 2.3% 17.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.0% 0.0% 14.8% 21.2% 0.9% 0.0% 3.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 49.2% 20.6% 19.0% 5.7% 4.3% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
265 Blaenau Gwent 14.3%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
446 Blaenau Gwent 24.6%
650 South Down 16.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
577 Blaenau Gwent 119.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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