Wales politics

Polls now closed in Cardiff South and Penarth by-election

Street in Cardiff South and Penarth constituency
Image caption Cardiff South and Penarth has more electors than any other Welsh seat

Polls are now closed in the by-election for a new MP for Cardiff South and Penarth.

Its 78,000 voters make it Wales' biggest seat in terms of electors.

There were eight candidates: Labour, Communist, Socialist Labour, Liberal Democrat, Plaid Cymru, Green, Conservative and UKIP.

The seat includes parts of inner-city Cardiff, the heavily redeveloped waterfront of Cardiff Bay and Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The candidates were:

  • Stephen Doughty (Labour)
  • Robert Griffiths (Communist)
  • Andrew Jordan (Socialist Labour)
  • Bablin Molik (Liberal Democrat)
  • Luke Nicholas (Plaid Cymru)
  • Anthony Slaughter (Green)
  • Craig Williams (Conservative)
  • Simon Zeigler (UKIP)

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