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Newport West

Shows the general election results for Newport West, which is a constituency in Newport. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 66,657 and a turnout of 65.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
902
Electorate
66,657
Turnout
65.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 43.7%
Con 41.6%
LD 5.9%
BXT 4.0%
PC 2.7%
Green 2.1%

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 (%)
Ruth Jones  Lab 18,977 43.7 -8.6
Matthew Evans  Con 18,075 41.6 2.3
Ryan Jones  LD 2,565 5.9 3.7
Cameron Edwards * BXT 1,727 4.0 4.0
Jonathan Clark * PC 1,187 2.7 0.3
Amelia Womack * Green 902 2.1 0.9
* 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 BXT PC Green UKIP BNP Oth
2005 44.8% 29.6% 17.9% 0.0% 3.6% 1.5% 2.4% 0.0% 0.2%
2010 41.3% 32.3% 16.6% 0.0% 2.8% 1.1% 2.9% 3.0% 0.0%
2015 41.2% 32.5% 3.9% 0.0% 4.0% 3.2% 15.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 52.3% 39.3% 2.2% 0.0% 2.5% 1.1% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 43.7% 41.6% 5.9% 4.0% 2.7% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
623 Newport West 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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
587 Newport West 43.7%
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%
431 Newport West 65.2%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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