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Gower

Shows the general election results for Gower, which is a constituency in Swansea. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 61,762 and a turnout of 72%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
1,837
Electorate
61,762
Turnout
72%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 45.4%
Con 41.3%
PC 5.1%
LD 5.0%
BXT 3.1%

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 (%)
Tonia Antoniazzi  Lab 20,208 45.4 -4.4
Francesca O'Brien  Con 18,371 41.3 -1.4
John Davies * PC 2,288 5.1 1.5
Sam Bennett * LD 2,236 5.0 3.0
Rob Ross * BXT 1,379 3.1 3.1
* 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 PC LD BXT UKIP Pirate Green MRLP Ind TUSC BNP
2005 42.5% 25.5% 7.8% 18.4% 0.0% 3.2% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 38.4% 32.0% 6.6% 19.1% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
2015 37.0% 37.1% 7.1% 3.6% 0.0% 11.2% 0.0% 2.7% 0.6% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0%
2017 49.9% 42.7% 3.7% 2.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 45.4% 41.3% 5.1% 5.0% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 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%
595 Gower 2.1%
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%
546 Gower 22.7%
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%
136 Gower 144.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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