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Cardiff South and Penarth

Shows the general election results for Cardiff South and Penarth, which is a constituency in Cardiff. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 76,499 and a turnout of 66.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Stephen Doughty
Majority
14,864
Electorate
76,499
Turnout
66.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 59.5%
Con 30.2%
PC 4.3%
LD 2.8%
UKIP 1.9%
Green 1.0%
Pirate 0.3%

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 (%)
Stephen Doughty  Lab 30,182 59.5 16.7
Bill Rees  Con 15,318 30.2 3.4
Ian Titherington * PC 2,162 4.3 -3.1
Emma Sands * LD 1,430 2.8 -2.1
Andrew Bevan * UKIP 942 1.9 -11.9
Anthony Slaughter * Green 532 1.0 -2.7
Jeb Hedges * Pirate 170 0.3 0.3
* 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 LD UKIP Green Pirate TUSC Ind Christian Comm Oth
2005 46.6% 23.9% 5.2% 19.8% 1.4% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 38.9% 28.3% 4.2% 22.3% 2.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 42.8% 26.8% 7.4% 5.0% 13.8% 3.7% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 59.5% 30.2% 4.3% 2.8% 1.9% 1.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%