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Cardiff

Shows the general election results for Cardiff, which is a county in Wales. It is comprised of 5 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 340,147 and a turnout of 67.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
340,147
Turnout
67.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 52.3%
Con 28.9%
LD 6.8%
PC 5.6%
Green 1.4%
Others 5.1%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Party Lab Con LD PC Green Others Total
Seats won 5 0 0 0 0 0 5
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 120 67 16 13 3 12 230
% vote 52.3% 28.9% 6.8% 5.6% 1.4% 5.1% 100.0%
Change -4.3% -1.5% +1.7% -0.3% +0.9% +5.1% 0%
Candidates 5 5 4 4 3 12 33
Deposits lost 0 0 0 2 3 11 16

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD PC Green UKIP Others
2005 43.5% 21.7% 24.7% 7.2% 0.4% 1.6% 0.9%
2010 37.1% 27.4% 25.4% 5.0% 1.3% 2.6% 1.3%
2015 40.5% 26.3% 10.0% 8.3% 3.7% 10.5% 0.7%
2017 56.6% 30.4% 5.1% 5.8% 0.4% 1.6% 0.1%
2019 52.3% 28.9% 6.8% 5.6% 1.4% 0.0% 5.1%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD PC Green UKIP Others
2005 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
2010 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
2015 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 5 0 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 23.3%
1 Cardiff Central 41.1%
2 Cardiff South and Penarth 25.2%
3 Cardiff West 23.8%
4 Pontypridd 15.1%
5 Cardiff North 13.3%

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: 23.3%
1 Cardiff North 13.3%
2 Pontypridd 15.1%
3 Cardiff West 23.8%
4 Cardiff South and Penarth 25.2%
5 Cardiff Central 41.1%

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: 52.3%
1 Cardiff Central 61.2%
2 Cardiff South and Penarth 54.1%
3 Cardiff West 51.8%
4 Cardiff North 49.5%
5 Pontypridd 44.5%

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: 52.3%
1 Pontypridd 44.5%
2 Cardiff North 49.5%
3 Cardiff West 51.8%
4 Cardiff South and Penarth 54.1%
5 Cardiff Central 61.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Cardiff North 77.0%
2 Cardiff West 67.4%
3 Cardiff Central 65.3%
4 Pontypridd 64.7%
5 Cardiff South and Penarth 64.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Cardiff South and Penarth 64.2%
2 Pontypridd 64.7%
3 Cardiff Central 65.3%
4 Cardiff West 67.4%
5 Cardiff North 77.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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