United Kingdom general election, 2010 (Wales)

United Kingdom general election, 2010[1]

6 May 2010 (2010-05-06)

All 40 Welsh seats to the House of Commons

  First party Second party
 
Leader Gordon Brown David Cameron
Party Labour Conservative
Leader since 24 June 2007 6 December 2005
Last election 29 seats, 42.7% 3 seats, 21.4%
Seats before 30 3
Seats won 26 8
Seat change 4* 5*
Popular vote 531,601 382,730
Percentage 36.2% 26.1%
Swing 6.5% 4.7%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Leader Nick Clegg Ieuan Wyn Jones
Party Liberal Democrat Plaid Cymru
Leader since 18 December 2007 3 August 2000
Last election 4 seats, 18.4% 3 seats, 12.6%
Seats before 4 2
Seats won 3 3
Seat change 1* 1*
Popular vote 295,164 165,394
Percentage 20.1% 11.3%
Swing 1.7% 1.3%

Colours on map indicate winning party for each constituency

Notional 2005 results on new boundaries.

*Owing to electoral boundaries changing, this figure is notional.

These are the results of the 2010 United Kingdom general election in Wales. The election was held on 6 May 2010, and all 40 parliamentary seats in Wales were contested. The Labour Party remained the party with the most seats in Wales, however it suffered a net loss of 4 seats and its share of the vote dropped by 6.5%. The Conservatives increased their number of seats by 5 and the Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru saw little change both in the number of seats and share of the vote.

Results

Party Seats Votes
TotalGainsLosses Net +/- % seats Total % Change
Labour 26 1 5 4 65.0 531,601 36.2 6.5
Conservative 8 5 0 5 20.0 382,730 26.1 4.7
Liberal Democrats 3 0 1 1 7.5 295,164 20.1 1.7
Plaid Cymru 3 1 0 1 7.5 165,394 11.3 1.3
UKIP 0 0 0 0 35,690 2.4 1.0
BNP 0 0 0 0 23,088 1.6 1.5
Green 0 0 0 0 6,293 0.4 0.1
Christian 0 0 0 0 1,947 0.1 N/A
TUSC 0 0 0 0 341 0.0 N/A
  Others 0 0 1 1 24,442 1.7 1.1
Total40 1,466,690 64.9

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