Swansea East

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

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
12,028
Electorate
58,011
Turnout
58%

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
Carolyn Harris
Labour
17,807 53.0% 1.5%
Clifford Johnson
UK Independence Party
5,779 17.2% 14.6%
Altaf Hussain
Conservative
5,142 15.3% 0.5%
Dic Jones
Plaid Cymru
3,498 10.4% 3.7%
Ann Jamal
Liberal Democrat
1,392 4.1% -14.2%