Cardiff Central - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Cardiff Central constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameCardiff Central
RegionWales
1st in 2017Labour
2nd in 2017Conservative
Swing To Lose21.30%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017Labour
Election 2015Labour
Election 2010Liberal Democrat
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Liberal Democrat
Election 2005Liberal Democrat

Election 2017

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour25,19362.41%+22.40%
Conservative7,99719.81%+5.13%
Liberal Democrat5,41513.41%-13.71%
Plaid Cymru9992.47%-2.51%
Green4201.04%-5.33%
UKIP3430.85%-5.62%
Majority17,19642.60%-
Turnout40,36768.09%+0.82%
Electorate59,288--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-8.64%-
Labour hold

Election 2015

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour15,46240.01%+11.24%
Liberal Democrat10,48127.12%-14.31%
Conservative5,67414.68%-6.89%
UKIP2,4996.47%+4.35%
Green2,4616.37%+4.78%
Plaid Cymru1,9254.98%+1.53%
Minor1100.28%N/A
Others340.09%N/A
Majority4,98112.89%-
Turnout38,64667.26%+8.16%
Electorate57,456--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Labour-12.77%-
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat

Election 2010

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat14,97641.43%-8.37%
Labour10,40028.77%-5.55%
Conservative7,79921.57%+12.33%
Plaid Cymru1,2463.45%-0.07%
UKIP7652.12%N/A
Green5751.59%N/A
Minor1620.45%N/A
Others2280.63%N/A
Majority4,57612.66%-
Turnout36,15159.10%-0.12%
Electorate61,165--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Labour-1.41%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat17,99049.79%-0.00%
Labour12,39834.31%+0.00%
Conservative3,3389.24%-0.00%
Plaid Cymru1,2713.52%+0.00%
Others1,1333.14%N/A
Majority5,59215.48%-
Turnout36,13059.23%+0.07%
Electorate61,002--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Labour-0.00%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2005

PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat17,99149.79%N/A
Labour12,39834.31%N/A
Conservative3,3399.24%N/A
Plaid Cymru1,2713.52%N/A
Minor3861.07%N/A
UKIP3831.06%N/A
Others3641.01%N/A
Majority5,59315.48%-
Turnout36,13259.16%N/A
Electorate61,079--
Swing-N/A-
Liberal Democrat win
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