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Cynon Valley

Shows the general election results for Cynon Valley, which is a constituency in Rhondda, Cynon, Taff. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 51,134 and a turnout of 59.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
8,822
Electorate
51,134
Turnout
59.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 51.4%
Con 22.2%
BXT 10.1%
PC 8.5%
The Cynon Valley Party 4.4%
LD 3.1%
SDP 0.4%

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 (%)
Beth Winter  Lab 15,533 51.4 -9.6
Pauline Church  Con 6,711 22.2 2.8
Rebecca Rees-Evans  BXT 3,045 10.1 10.1
Geraint Benney * PC 2,562 8.5 -5.3
Andrew Chainey * The Cynon Valley Party 1,322 4.4 4.4
Steve Bray * LD 949 3.1 1.3
Ian McLean * SDP 114 0.4 0.4
* 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 The Cynon Valley Party LD SDP UKIP Green SLP
2005 63.0% 8.6% 0.0% 13.5% 0.0% 12.2% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 52.5% 10.1% 0.0% 20.3% 0.0% 13.8% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 47.7% 12.1% 0.0% 16.8% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0% 16.3% 2.6% 1.7%
2017 61.0% 19.4% 0.0% 13.8% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 51.4% 22.2% 10.1% 8.5% 4.4% 3.1% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
258 Cynon Valley 14.6%
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%
382 Cynon Valley 25.7%
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%
585 Cynon Valley 118.3%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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