UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Carmarthen West & Pembrokeshire South

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Simon Hart
    • Votes: 22,183
    • Vote share %: 52.7
    • Vote share change: +5.9
  2. Labour
    Marc Tierney
    • Votes: 14,438
    • Vote share %: 34.3
    • Vote share change: -5.2
  3. Plaid Cymru
    Rhys Thomas
    • Votes: 3,633
    • Vote share %: 8.6
    • Vote share change: -0.7
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Alistair Cameron
    • Votes: 1,860
    • Vote share %: 4.4
    • Vote share change: +2.2

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 7,745
  • Registered voters: 59,158
  • % share:
    71.2%
  • Change since 2017: -0.9

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 52.7%
Labour 34.3%
Plaid Cymru 8.6%
Liberal Democrat 4.4%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Conservative +5.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +2.2 Gained
  • Plaid Cymru -0.7 Lost
  • Labour -5.2 Lost

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Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire: Conservative hold

Simon Hart has been re-elected as the MP for Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Marc Tierney by 7,745 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.

Rhys Thomas of Plaid Cymru came third and Liberal Democrat Alistair Cameron came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 0.3 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 42,000 people, 71.8% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

One of the four candidates, Alistair Cameron (Liberal Democrat) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingConservatives win Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire South - Simon Hart re-elected

Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire South
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Postal votes arrived

Not all voters went to polling stations today, some people posted their ballots in advance.

Here are some of the postal vote boxes arriving in Haverfordwest earlier tonight. The votes of constituents in Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, and Preseli Pembrokeshire are being counted at the county showground.

Postal vote boxes arriving
BBC

Carmarthen West: Conservative Hold

Election Graphic
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A closer look at Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Conservatives hold Carmarthen West & Pembrokeshire South

Simon Hart has been re-elected as the Conservative MP for Carmarthen West & Pembrokeshire South.

Turnout was 72.2%.

Simon Hart
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Simon Hart re-elected