Swansea East

Swansea East is a constituency in Swansea, Wales. The seat has been held by Carolyn Harris (Labour) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 7 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
10,838
Electorate
59,823
Turnout
54.6%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
James, Siân
Labour
16,819 51.5% -5.1%
Speht, Robert
Liberal Democrat
5,981 18.3% -1.8%
Holliday, Christian
Conservative
4,823 14.8% 4.7%
Jones, Dic
Plaid Cymru
2,181 6.7% -0.2%
Bennett, Clive
BNP
1,715 5.2% 5.2%
Rogers, David
UK Independence Party
839 2.6% 0.4%
Young, Tony
Green Party
318 1.0% -0.6%