Results for a UK general election on 6 May 2010 Elections contested by Plaid Cymru

A general election to the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom with an electorate of 45,597,461, having 29,687,604 valid votes and 81,879 invalid votes.

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Constituency Candidate Electorate Turnout Votes Vote share Vote change Position
Aberavon NICHOLLS-JONES, Paul 50,838 60.9% 2,198 7.1% -4.7% 4th
Aberconwy EDWARDS, Phil 44,593 67.2% 5,341 17.8% 3.8% 4th
Alyn and Deeside JONES, Maurice 60,931 65.5% 1,549 3.9% 0.2% 4th
Arfon WILLIAMS, Hywel 41,198 63.3% 9,383 36.0% 3.9% 1st
Blaenau Gwent DAVIES, Rhodri 52,442 61.8% 1,333 4.1% 1.7% 5th
Brecon and Radnorshire DAVIES, Janet 53,589 72.5% 989 2.5% -1.1% 4th
Bridgend THOMAS, Nick 58,700 65.3% 2,269 5.9% -1.0% 4th
Caerphilly WHITTLE, Lindsay 62,122 62.3% 6,460 16.7% -1.4% 3rd
Cardiff Central WILLIAMS, Chris 61,165 59.1% 1,246 3.4% -0.1% 4th
Cardiff North RHYS, Llywelyn 65,553 72.7% 1,588 3.3% -0.9% 4th
Cardiff South and Penarth ASLAM, Farida 73,707 60.2% 1,851 4.2% -1.1% 4th
Cardiff West ISLAM, Mohammed Sarul 62,787 65.2% 2,868 7.0% -5.9% 4th
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr EDWARDS, Jonathan 52,385 72.6% 13,546 35.6% -10.2% 1st
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire DIXON, John 58,108 69.7% 4,232 10.4% -5.1% 4th
Ceredigion JAMES, Penri 59,882 63.9% 10,815 28.3% -7.6% 2nd
Clwyd South RYDER, Janet 53,748 64.5% 3,009 8.7% -0.8% 4th
Clwyd West GRUFFYDD, Llyr Huws 57,913 65.8% 5,864 15.4% 4.5% 3rd
Cynon Valley DAVIES, Dafydd Trystan 50,650 59.0% 6,064 20.3% 6.8% 2nd
Delyn RYDER, Peter 53,470 69.2% 1,844 5.0% -2.4% 4th
Dwyfor Meirionnydd LLWYD, Elfyn 45,354 63.7% 12,814 44.3% -6.4% 1st
Gower PRICE, Darren 61,696 67.5% 2,760 6.6% -1.2% 4th
Islwyn LEWIS, Steffan 54,866 63.2% 4,518 13.0% 0.6% 3rd
Llanelli DAVIES, Myfanwy 55,637 67.3% 11,215 29.9% 3.5% 2nd
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney JONES, Glyndwr 54,715 58.6% 1,621 5.1% -4.9% 5th
Monmouth CLARK, Jonathan 64,538 72.1% 1,273 2.7% 0.6% 4th
Montgomeryshire FYCHAN, Heledd 48,730 69.4% 2,802 8.3% 1.3% 3rd
Neath LLEWELYN, Alun 57,295 64.8% 7,397 19.9% 2.8% 2nd
Newport East CROSS, Fiona 54,437 63.3% 724 2.1% -1.7% 5th
Newport West REES, Jeff 62,111 64.0% 1,122 2.8% -0.8% 6th
Ogmore CLARK, Danny 55,527 62.4% 3,326 9.6% -0.6% 4th
Pontypridd BELLIN, Ioan 58,205 63.0% 2,673 7.3% -3.7% 4th
Preseli Pembrokeshire JONES-DAVIES, Henry 57,400 69.0% 3,654 9.2% -3.3% 4th
Rhondda DAVIES, Geraint 51,554 60.3% 5,630 18.1% 2.2% 2nd
Swansea East JONES, Dic 59,823 54.6% 2,181 6.7% -0.2% 4th
Swansea West ROBERTS, Harri 61,334 58.0% 1,437 4.0% -2.5% 4th
Torfaen AB ELIS, Rhys ab 61,183 61.5% 2,005 5.3% -0.9% 4th
Vale Of Clwyd WYN-JONES, Caryl 55,781 63.7% 2,068 5.8% -1.4% 4th
Vale Of Glamorgan JOHNSON, Ian 70,211 69.3% 2,667 5.5% 0.3% 4th
Wrexham JONES, Arfon 50,872 64.8% 2,029 6.2% 0.4% 4th
Ynys Môn REES, Dylan 50,075 68.8% 9,029 26.2% -4.9% 2nd

Turnout as calculated by the House of Commons Library, is the total number of votes cast and not spoiled, divided by the size of the electorate.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.