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Islwyn

Shows the general election results for Islwyn, which is a constituency in Caerphilly. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 56,256 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Chris Evans
Majority
11,412
Electorate
56,256
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 58.8%
Con 27.2%
PC 7.6%
UKIP 4.4%
LD 1.9%

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 (%)
Chris Evans  Lab 21,238 58.8 9.9
Dan Thomas  Con 9,826 27.2 12.1
Darren Jones  PC 2,739 7.6 -3.1
Joe Smyth * UKIP 1,605 4.4 -15.1
Matthew Kidner * LD 685 1.9 -0.8
* 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 UKIP LD Green MRLP TUSC Ind BNP
2005 64.3% 11.0% 12.4% 0.0% 12.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.2% 14.0% 13.0% 2.7% 10.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3% 3.8%
2015 49.0% 15.2% 10.7% 19.6% 2.7% 1.9% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.8% 27.2% 7.6% 4.4% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%