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

Caerphilly

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Wayne David
    • Votes: 18,018
    • Vote share %: 44.9
    • Vote share change: -9.5
  2. Conservative
    Jane Pratt
    • Votes: 11,185
    • Vote share %: 27.9
    • Vote share change: +2.7
  3. Plaid Cymru
    Lindsay Whittle
    • Votes: 6,424
    • Vote share %: 16.0
    • Vote share change: +1.6
  4. The Brexit Party
    Nathan Gill
    • Votes: 4,490
    • Vote share %: 11.2
    • Vote share change: +11.2

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 6,833
  • Registered voters: 63,166
  • % share:
    63.5%
  • Change since 2017: -0.6

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 44.9%
Conservative 27.9%
Plaid Cymru 16.0%
The Brexit Party 11.2%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +11.2 Gained
  • Conservative +2.7 Gained
  • Plaid Cymru +1.6 Gained
  • Labour -9.5 Lost

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Caerphilly: Labour hold

Wayne David has been re-elected as the MP for Caerphilly, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Jane Pratt by 6,833 votes, 5,245 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Lindsay Whittle of Plaid Cymru came third and the Brexit Party's Nathan Gill came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 0.6 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 40,000 people, 63.5% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

All four candidates keep their deposits, after receiving more than 5% of the votes.

This story was created using some automation.

More turnout figures

Bridgend - 66.9%

Caerphilly - 63.8%

Ogmore - 61.6%

Aberconwy - 71.6%

Pontypridd - 65%

Aberavon 65.2%

Neath - 65.4%

Swansea West - 63%

Swansea East - 57.6%

Gower - 61.7%

Dwyfor Merionnydd - 67.7%

More turnout figures

Llanelli 63%

Islwyn 62%

Torfaen 59%

Caerphilly 64%

Labour hold Caerphilly

Wayne David holds the seat for Labour.

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Caerphilly: Labour hold

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Many hands make light work

Counting is in full swing in Caerphilly where Plaid Cymru sources say they believe they may be relegated to third behind the Conservatives in second, with Labour's Wayne David likely to retain his seat.

A time lapse video shows counting under way in Caerphilly