1987 General Election

Vale of Glamorgan

Conservative hold / Sir Raymond Gower
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGower, Sir Raymond24,22946.8%-1%
 LabourSmith, John17,97834.7%+8.8%
 Social DemocraticDavies, David8,63316.7%-7.3%
 Plaid CymruWilliams, Penri9461.8%-0.5%
Majority6,25112.1%-9.8%
Turnout51,78679.3%5.4%
Swing-4.9%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourSmith, John23,34248.9%+14.2%
 ConservativeRichards, Rod17,31436.3%-10.5%
 Social and Liberal DemocratsLeavers, Frank2,0174.2%N/A
 Plaid CymruDixon, John1,6723.5%+1.7%
 Social DemocraticDavies, Keith1,0982.3%-14.4%
 GreensWakefield, M9712%N/A
 Protect the Health ServiceTiarks, Christopher8471.8%N/A
 Monster Raving LoonySutch, David2660.6%N/A
 Independent Welsh SocialistRoberts, E1480.3%N/A
 Corrective PartyClaire, Lindi St390.08%N/A
 Christian AllianceBlack, David320.07%N/A
Majority6,02812.6%N/A
Turnout47,746INF%0%
Swing+12.35%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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