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The 2015 General Election results

The election in a nutshell

Conservatives win 12-seat majority

The Conservatives win a 12-seat majority in parliament as Labour are almost wiped out by the SNP in Scotland and the Liberal Democrats suffer major losses.

In Wales the Conservatives gain 3 seats 2 from Labour and 1 from Liberal Democrats, Labour lose 2  and gain 1 from Liberal Democrats who only have 1 remaining seat. Plaid Cymru remain with 3 and UKIP become third in terms of votes but fail to get a seat.

WALES RESULTS

Labour                        25 (-1)

Conservative             11 (+3)

Plaid Cymru                3 (+0)

Liberal Democrat      1 (-2)       

Wales vote share

Party %
LABOUR 36.9
CONSERVATIVE 27.2
UKIP 13.6
PLAID CYMRU 12.1
LIBERAL DEMOCRATS 6.5
GREEN 2.6

 The ten most marginal seats in Wales

1) Gower (Con lead of 0.06%)

2) Ynys Môn (Lab lead of 0.66%)

3) Vale of Clwyd (Con lead of 0.67%)

4) Cardiff North (Con lead of 4.18%)

5) Bridgend (Lab lead of 4.88%)

6) Wrexham (Lab lead of 5.60%)

7) Clwyd South (Lab lead of 6.85%)

8) Delyn (Lab lead of 7.82%)

9) Alyn and Deeside (Lab lead of 8.09%)

10) Ceredigion (Lib Dem lead of 8.20%)

UK result (target to win 326)

Conservative         331       (+24 35 seats gained 11seats lost)

National vote share 37% a 0.5 percentage point increase 11,334,576 votes 

 

Labour                     232        (-26 22 seats gained 48seats lost

National vote share 30% a 1.5 percentage point increase 9,347,304 votes

 

SNP                            56        (+50) 

National vote share 5% a 3.1 percentage point increase 1,454,436  votes

 

Liberal Democrat   8        (-49) 

National vote share 8% a 15.2 percentage point decrease 2,415,862 votes 

 

DUP                              8        (+0 gained 1 lost 1

National vote share 0.6% a 0 percentage point increase 184,260 total votes          

 

Sinn Fein                    4        (-1)  

National vote share 0.6% a 0 percentage point increase 176,232 votes

 

Plaid Cymru              3        (+0) 

National vote share1% a 0 percentage point increase 181,704 votes

 

Social Democratic & Labour Party        3        (+0) 

National vote share 0.3% a 0 percentage point increase 99,809 votes 

 

Ulster Unionists      2        (+2) 

National vote share 0.4% a 0 percentage point increase 114,935 votes

 

UKIP                             1         (-1)  

National vote share 13% a 9.5 percentage point increase 3,881,099 votes

 

Green                            1        (+0) 

National vote share 4% a 2.8 percentage point increase 1,157,613 votes

 

Alliance Party            0        (-1) 

National vote share 0.2% a 0.1 percentage point increase 61,556 votes

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