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Torfaen

Shows the general election results for Torfaen, which is a constituency in Torfaen. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 62,330 and a turnout of 59.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
3,742
Electorate
62,330
Turnout
59.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 41.8%
Con 31.8%
BXT 15.4%
LD 4.9%
PC 3.9%
Green 2.2%

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 (%)
Nick Thomas-Symonds  Lab 15,546 41.8 -15.8
Graham Smith  Con 11,804 31.8 0.8
David Thomas  BXT 5,742 15.4 15.4
John Miller * LD 1,831 4.9 2.7
Morgan Bowler-Brown * PC 1,441 3.9 -1.5
Andrew Heygate-Browne * Green 812 2.2 2.2
* 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 LD PC Green UKIP SLP Comm BNP Ind Oth
2005 56.9% 15.8% 0.0% 15.8% 6.2% 0.0% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 44.8% 20.0% 0.0% 16.6% 5.3% 1.2% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.4% 3.8% 0.0%
2015 44.6% 23.1% 0.0% 3.4% 5.7% 2.0% 19.0% 1.8% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.6% 31.0% 0.0% 2.2% 5.4% 0.0% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 41.8% 31.8% 15.4% 4.9% 3.9% 2.2% 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%
507 Torfaen 5.0%
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%
617 Torfaen 20.9%
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%
575 Torfaen 119.3%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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