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

Cardiff South & Penarth

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Stephen Doughty
    • Votes: 27,382
    • Vote share %: 54.1
    • Vote share change: -5.4
  2. Conservative
    Philippa Broom
    • Votes: 14,645
    • Vote share %: 29.0
    • Vote share change: -1.2
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Dan Schmeising
    • Votes: 2,985
    • Vote share %: 5.9
    • Vote share change: +3.1
  4. Plaid Cymru
    Nasir Adam
    • Votes: 2,386
    • Vote share %: 4.7
    • Vote share change: +0.5
  5. The Brexit Party
    Tim Price
    • Votes: 1,999
    • Vote share %: 4.0
    • Vote share change: +4.0
  6. Green
    Ken Barker
    • Votes: 1,182
    • Vote share %: 2.3
    • Vote share change: +1.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 12,737
  • Registered voters: 78,837
  • % share:
    64.2%
  • Change since 2017: -2.2

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 54.1%
Conservative 29.0%
Liberal Democrat 5.9%
Plaid Cymru 4.7%
The Brexit Party 4.0%
Green 2.3%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +4.0 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +3.1 Gained
  • Green +1.3 Gained
  • Plaid Cymru +0.5 Gained
  • Conservative -1.2 Lost
  • Labour -5.4 Lost

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Cardiff South & Penarth: Labour hold

Stephen Doughty has been re-elected as the MP for Cardiff South & Penarth, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Philippa Broom by 12,737 votes, 2,127 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Dan Schmeising of the Liberal Democrats came third and Plaid Cymru's Nasir Adam came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 2.2 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 51,000 people, 64.2% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Three of the six candidates, Nasir Adam (Plaid Cymru), Tim Price (the Brexit Party) and Ken Barker (Green) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Cardiff South and Penarth results 2019
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"Dark times"

Stephen Doughty, the Labour candidate for Cardiff South and Penarth, has tweeted:

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'Welcome to the team'

The re-elected MP for Cardiff South and Penarth tweets:

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Cardiff South & Penarth: Labour hold

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