United Kingdom general election, 2005 (Wales)

United Kingdom general election, 2005

5 May 2005

All 40 Welsh seats to the House of Commons

  First party Second party
 
Leader Tony Blair Charles Kennedy
Party Labour Liberal Democrat
Leader since 21 July 1994 9 August 1999
Last election 34 seats, 48.6% 2 seats, 13.8%
Seats won 29 4
Seat change 5 2
Popular vote 594,821 256,249
Percentage 42.7% 18.4%
Swing 5.9% 4.6%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Leader Michael Howard Ieuan Wyn Jones
Party Conservative Plaid Cymru
Leader since 6 November 2003 3 August 2000
Last election 0 seats, 21.0% 4 seats, 14.3%
Seats won 3 3
Seat change 3 1
Popular vote 297,830 174,838
Percentage 21.4% 12.6%
Swing 0.4% 1.7%

These are the results of the 2005 United Kingdom general election in Wales. The election was held on 5 May 2010 and all 40 seats in Wales were contested.

Results

Below is a table summarising the results of the 2005 general election in Wales.[1]

Party Seats Votes
TotalGainsLosses Net +/- % seats Total % votes Change
Labour 29 0 5 5 72.5 594,821 42.7 5.9
Conservative 3 3 0 3 7.5 297,830 21.4 0.4
Liberal Democrats 4 2 0 2 10.0 256,249 18.4 4.6
Plaid Cymru 3 0 1 1 7.5 174,838 12.6 1.7
Independent 1 1 0 1 2.5 23,230 1.7 1.1
UKIP 0 0 0 20,297 1.5 0.6
Green 0 0 0 7,144 0.5 0.2
Forward Wales 0 0 0 3,461 0.2 N/A
Legalise Cannabis 0 0 0 1,772 0.1 N/A
BNP 0 0 0 1,689 0.1 0.1
Socialist Labour 0 0 0 1,605 0.1 0.1
Veritas 0 0 0 1,437 0.1 N/A
  Others 0 0 0 8,346 0.6 0.5
Total40 1,392,719 62.4

References

  1. "Election 2005 | Wales". BBC News. 23 May 2005. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
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