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Swansea East

Shows the general election results for Swansea East, which is a constituency in Swansea. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 58,521 and a turnout of 60.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Carolyn Harris
Majority
13,168
Electorate
58,521
Turnout
60.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 63.4%
Con 26.0%
PC 4.8%
UKIP 3.0%
LD 1.8%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Carolyn Harris  Lab 22,307 63.4 10.5
Dan Boucher  Con 9,139 26.0 10.7
Steffan Phillips * PC 1,689 4.8 -5.6
Clifford Johnson * UKIP 1,040 3.0 -14.2
Charley Hasted * LD 625 1.8 -2.4
Chris Evans * Green 359 1.0 1.0
* 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 BNP Oth
2005 56.6% 10.1% 6.9% 2.2% 20.1% 1.6% 0.0% 2.5%
2010 51.5% 14.8% 6.7% 2.6% 18.3% 1.0% 5.2% 0.0%
2015 53.0% 15.3% 10.4% 17.2% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 63.4% 26.0% 4.8% 3.0% 1.8% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0%