Swansea East

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

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
13,168
Electorate
58,521
Turnout
60.1%

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
22,307 63.4% 10.5%
Dan Boucher
Conservative
9,139 26.0% 10.7%
Steffan Phillips
Plaid Cymru
1,689 4.8% -5.6%
Clifford Johnson
UK Independence Party
1,040 3.0% -14.2%
Charley Hasted
Liberal Democrat
625 1.8% -2.4%
Chris Evans
Green Party
359 1.0% 1.0%