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Bridgend

Shows the general election results for Bridgend, which is a county in Wales. It is comprised of 2 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 120,884 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
120,884
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 44.6%
Con 36.1%
PC 6.4%
LD 4.9%
Green 1.8%
Others 6.2%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Lab Con PC LD Green Others Total
Seats won 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Change -1 +1 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 35 28 5 4 1 5 78
% vote 44.6% 36.1% 6.4% 4.9% 1.8% 6.2% 100.0%
Change -11.5% +3.0% +0.7% +3.1% +1.8% +5.4% 0%
Candidates 2 2 2 2 2 2 12
Deposits lost 0 0 1 1 2 1 5

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con PC LD Green UKIP Others
2005 51.7% 19.8% 8.5% 18.5% 0.9% 0.7% 0.0%
2010 44.6% 23.4% 7.7% 19.1% 0.0% 2.2% 3.1%
2015 44.6% 24.5% 8.5% 3.6% 2.0% 15.2% 1.6%
2017 56.1% 33.0% 5.7% 1.9% 0.0% 2.5% 0.8%
2019 44.6% 36.1% 6.4% 4.9% 1.8% 0.0% 6.2%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con PC LD Green UKIP Others
2005 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 11.5%
1 Ogmore 22.1%
2 Bridgend 2.7%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 11.5%
1 Bridgend 2.7%
2 Ogmore 22.1%

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: 46.1%
1 Ogmore 49.7%
2 Bridgend 43.1%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 46.1%
1 Bridgend 43.1%
2 Ogmore 49.7%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.2%
1 Bridgend 66.7%
2 Ogmore 61.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.2%
1 Ogmore 61.5%
2 Bridgend 66.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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