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After 650 of 650 seats

Torfaen

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LAB

Labour

Nick Thomas-Symonds Votes 22,134 header_vote_share 57.6 Net percentage change in seats +12.9
Party

CON

Conservative

Graham Smith Votes 11,894 header_vote_share 31.0 Net percentage change in seats +7.8
Party

PC

Plaid Cymru

Jeff Rees Votes 2,059 header_vote_share 5.4 Net percentage change in seats -0.4
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Ian Williams Votes 1,490 header_vote_share 3.9 Net percentage change in seats -15.1
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Andrew Best Votes 852 header_vote_share 2.2 Net percentage change in seats -1.1

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

10,240

Turnout

62.2%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 57.6
Conservative 31.0
Plaid Cymru 5.4
UKIP 3.9
Liberal Democrat 2.2

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+12.9
Conservative
+7.8
Plaid Cymru
-0.4
Liberal Democrat
-1.1
UKIP
-15.1

Latest updates

Torfaen: Labour hold

Election result
BBC

Turnout up?

Turnouts for some seats in Wales are up compared to 2015.

Our reporters at the counts are saying:

  • In Vale of Glamorgan, the turnout was 72.2% - up from 71% in 2015
  • Torfaen 62.2% up from 61.4% in 2015
  • Ogmore turnout 65.26%, up from 64%
  • Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 61%, a big jump from 2015 when it was 53%
  • Vale of Clwyd 68% up from the last general election when it was 63%
  • Wrexham turnout 70% up from 64.2 % in 2015

ballot boxes
BBC
Ballot boxes in Builth Wells, where the Brecon and Radnorshire votes are being counted

Postal votes... delivered by hand?

BBC Wales reporter Caroline Evans is at the Torfaen count where the returning officer says counting will be delayed because of the number of people bringing postal votes into polling stations today.

It seems that this time many more people than usual have decided to do so.

post box
BBC
UK's oldest mayor on Labour stronghold
In Wales, the constituency of Torfaen - and Pontypool, which preceded it - has voted Labour for 99 years. Blaenavon Mayor Phyllis Roberts, 93, has supported Labour all her life.
Mother and son clash over Welsh politics
Theresa and her son Jason have different political views but they live in a constituency which has voted Labour for 99 years.
Phyllis Roberts

John Owen and Jim Reed

BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme

Torfaen, in the Welsh Valleys, is a Labour stronghold, but as a strong Brexit area, is there a softening of support?

Read more

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May
LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Nick Thomas-Symonds
, have the following results:
  • 16,938 total votes taken.
  • 44.6% share of the total vote
  • -0.1% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Graham Smith
, have the following results:
  • 8,769 total votes taken.
  • 23.1% share of the total vote
  • +3.1% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Ken Beswick
, have the following results:
  • 7,203 total votes taken.
  • 19.0% share of the total vote
  • +16.7% change in share of the votes
Plaid Cymru
, with candidate Boydd Hackley-Green
, have the following results:
  • 2,169 total votes taken.
  • 5.7% share of the total vote
  • +0.4% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Alison Willott
, have the following results:
  • 1,271 total votes taken.
  • 3.4% share of the total vote
  • -13.3% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Matt Cooke
, have the following results:
  • 746 total votes taken.
  • 2.0% share of the total vote
  • +0.8% change in share of the votes
Socialist Labour Party
, with candidate John Cox
, have the following results:
  • 697 total votes taken.
  • 1.8% share of the total vote
  • +1.8% change in share of the votes
Communist Party of Britain
, with candidate Mark Griffiths
, have the following results:
  • 144 total votes taken.
  • 0.4% share of the total vote
  • +0.4% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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