2005 United Kingdom general election in Wales

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2005 United Kingdom general election in Wales
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg
  2001 5 May 2005 2010  

All 40 Welsh seats to the House of Commons
 First partySecond party
  Tony Blair WEF (cropped).jpg Charles Kennedy MP (cropped).jpg
Leader Tony Blair Charles Kennedy
Party Labour Liberal Democrats
Leader since 21 July 1994 9 August 1999
Last election34 seats, 48.6%2 seats, 13.8%
Seats won294
Seat changeDecrease2.svg5Increase2.svg2
Popular vote594,821256,249
Percentage42.7%18.4%
SwingDecrease2.svg5.9%Increase2.svg4.6%

 Third partyFourth party
  Michael Howard (cropped).jpg Ieuan Wyn Jones 2011 (cropped).jpg
Leader Michael Howard Ieuan Wyn Jones
Party Conservative Plaid Cymru
Leader since 6 November 2003 3 August 2000
Last election0 seats, 21.0%4 seats, 14.3%
Seats won33
Seat changeIncrease2.svg3Decrease2.svg1
Popular vote297,830174,838
Percentage21.4%12.6%
SwingIncrease2.svg0.4%Decrease2.svg1.7%

WalesParliamentaryConstituency2005Results.svg

These are the results of the 2005 United Kingdom general election in Wales. The election was held on 5 May 2005 and all 40 seats in Wales were contested.

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Results

Below is a table summarising the results of the 2005 general election in Wales. [1]

PartySeatsVotes
TotalGainsLossesNet +/-% seatsTotal% votesChange
Labour 2905Decrease2.svg572.5594,82142.7Decrease2.svg5.9
Conservative 330Increase2.svg37.5297,83021.4Increase2.svg0.4
Liberal Democrats 420Increase2.svg210.0256,24918.4Increase2.svg4.6
Plaid Cymru 301Decrease2.svg17.5174,83812.6Decrease2.svg1.7
Independent 110Increase2.svg12.523,2301.7Increase2.svg1.1
UKIP 000Steady2.svg20,2971.5Increase2.svg0.6
Green 000Steady2.svg7,1440.5Increase2.svg0.2
Forward Wales 000Steady2.svg3,4610.2N/A
Legalise Cannabis 000Steady2.svg1,7720.1N/A
BNP 000Steady2.svg1,6890.1Increase2.svg0.1
Socialist Labour 000Steady2.svg1,6050.1Decrease2.svg0.1
Veritas 000Steady2.svg1,4370.1N/A
 Others000Steady2.svg8,3460.6Increase2.svg0.5
Total401,392,71962.4

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References

  1. "Election 2005 | Wales". BBC News. 23 May 2005. Retrieved 4 November 2011.