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 2001Labour
Election 1997Labour
Election 1992Labour
Election 1987Conservative
Election 1983Conservative

Election 2017

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat17,99149.79%+13.08%
Labour12,39834.31%-4.29%
Conservative3,3399.24%-6.65%
Plaid Cymru1,2713.52%-1.30%
Minor3861.07%N/A
UKIP3831.06%+0.43%
Others3641.01%N/A
Majority5,59315.48%-
Turnout36,13259.16%+0.88%
Electorate61,079--
Swing from Labour to Liberal Democrat-8.69%-
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour13,45138.61%-5.09%
Liberal Democrat12,79236.71%+11.77%
Conservative5,53715.89%-4.15%
Plaid Cymru1,6804.82%+1.26%
Green6611.90%N/A
Minor2830.81%N/A
UKIP2210.63%N/A
Others2170.62%N/A
Majority6591.89%-
Turnout34,84258.28%-11.73%
Electorate59,785--
Swing from Labour to Liberal Democrat-8.43%-
Labour hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour18,46443.70%+1.72%
Liberal Democrat10,54124.95%+3.58%
Conservative8,47020.05%-13.86%
Minor2,2305.28%N/A
Plaid Cymru1,5043.56%+1.82%
Others1,0442.47%N/A
Majority7,92318.75%-
Turnout42,25370.01%-4.27%
Electorate60,354--
Swing from Labour to Liberal Democrat-0.93%-
Labour hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour18,01441.98%+9.72%
Conservative14,54933.90%-3.19%
Liberal Democrat9,17021.37%N/A
Plaid Cymru7481.74%+0.44%
Green3300.77%N/A
Minor1050.24%N/A
Majority3,4658.07%-
Turnout42,91674.27%-3.29%
Electorate57,780--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-6.45%-
Labour gain from Conservative

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative15,24137.09%-4.36%
Labour13,25532.26%+8.07%
SDP-Liberal Alliance12,06229.35%-3.20%
Plaid Cymru5351.30%-0.51%
Majority1,9864.83%-
Turnout41,09377.56%+5.43%
Electorate52,980--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-6.22%-
Conservative hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative16,09041.45%N/A
SDP-Liberal Alliance12,63832.56%N/A
Labour9,38724.18%N/A
Plaid Cymru7041.81%N/A
Majority3,4528.89%-
Turnout38,81972.13%N/A
Electorate53,815--
Swing-N/A-
Conservative win
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