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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 2019 it had a total electorate of 78,837 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
12,737
Electorate
78,837
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 54.1%
Con 29.0%
LD 5.9%
PC 4.7%
BXT 4.0%
Green 2.3%

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 (%)
Stephen Doughty  Lab 27,382 54.1 -5.4
Philippa Broom  Con 14,645 29.0 -1.2
Dan Schmeising  LD 2,985 5.9 3.1
Nasir Adam * PC 2,386 4.7 0.5
Tim Price * BXT 1,999 4.0 4.0
Ken Barker * Green 1,182 2.3 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 Con LD PC BXT Green UKIP Pirate TUSC Ind Christian Comm Oth
2005 46.6% 23.9% 19.8% 5.2% 0.0% 1.8% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 38.9% 28.3% 22.3% 4.2% 0.0% 1.2% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0%
2015 42.8% 26.8% 5.0% 7.4% 0.0% 3.7% 13.8% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 59.5% 30.2% 2.8% 4.3% 0.0% 1.0% 1.9% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 54.1% 29.0% 5.9% 4.7% 4.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 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%
300 Cardiff South and Penarth 25.2%
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%
312 Cardiff South and Penarth 54.1%
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%
461 Cardiff South and Penarth 64.2%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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