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Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Shows the general election results for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, which is a constituency in Carmarthenshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 55,976 and a turnout of 73.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

PC
Plaid Cymru Hold
Jonathan Edwards
Majority
3,908
Electorate
55,976
Turnout
73.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
PC 39.3%
Lab 29.8%
Con 26.3%
UKIP 2.4%
LD 2.2%

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 (%)
Jonathan Edwards  PC 16,127 39.3 0.9
David Darkin  Lab 12,219 29.8 5.6
Havard Hughes  Con 10,778 26.3 5.1
Neil Hamilton * UKIP 985 2.4 -8.7
Lesley Prosser * LD 920 2.2 -0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year PC Lab Con UKIP LD Green Oth
2005 45.9% 28.3% 13.7% 1.7% 9.7% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 35.6% 26.5% 22.4% 3.4% 12.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 38.4% 24.2% 21.2% 11.1% 2.4% 2.8% 0.0%
2017 39.3% 29.8% 26.3% 2.4% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0%