Caerphilly (Senedd Cymru constituency)
Caerphilly (Welsh: Caerffili) is a constituency of the Senedd. It elects one Member of the Senedd by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it is one of eight constituencies in the South Wales East electoral region, which elects four additional members, in addition to eight constituency members, to produce a degree of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
|Senedd county constituency|
Caerphilly shown as one of the 40
Welsh Assembly constituencies
|Current Senedd county constituency|
|Electoral region||South Wales East|
In general elections for the Senedd, each voter has two votes. The first vote may be used to vote for a candidate to become the Member of the Senedd for the voter's constituency, elected by the first past the post system. The second vote may be used to vote for a regional closed party list of candidates. Additional member seats are allocated from the lists by the d'Hondt method, with constituency results being taken into account in the allocation.
Assembly members and Members of the Senedd
Elections in the 2010s
|Plaid Cymru||Lindsay Whittle||8,009||29.5||−0.2|
|Liberal Democrats||Aladdin Ayesh||386||1.4||-2.7|
|Plaid Cymru||Ronald Davies||7,597||29.7||+3.9|
|Liberal Democrats||Kay David||1,062||4.2||−2.0|
Elections in the 2000s
|Plaid Cymru||Lindsay Whittle||6,739||25.8||−2.2|
|Liberal Democrats||Huw Price||1,596||6.1||+1.1|
|Plaid Cymru||Lindsay Whittle||6,919||27.4||−6.8|
|Conservative||Laura Anne Jones||2,570||10.2||+2.4|
|Liberal Democrats||Rob W. Roffe||1,281||5.1||−7.3|
|Independent||Avril A. Dafydd-Lewis||930||3.7||N/A|
|UKIP||Brenda M. Vipass||590||2.3||N/A|
Elections in the 1990s
|Plaid Cymru||Robert W. Gough||9,741||34.2||N/A|
|Liberal Democrats||Mike German||3,543||12.4||N/A|
|Socialist Alliance||Timothy Richards||412||1.5||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
- http://www.caerphilly.gov.uk/CaerphillyDocs/Elections/NAW-Notice-of-poll-and-situation-of-polling-st-(1).aspx. Missing or empty
- @CaerphillyObsvr (6 May 2016). "Caerphilly Lab Hold with 9,584; Plaid 8,009; UKIP 5,954; Cons 2412; Green 770; Lib Dem 386" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- "Wales elections > Caerphilly". BBC News. 6 May 2011. Retrieved 8 March 2011.