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Wales Results

Welsh Assembly Results
Party Welsh Labour Plaid Cymru Welsh Conservative UKIP Wales Welsh Liberal Democrat
Seats 29 12 11 7 1
Change −1 +1 −3 +7 −4

After 60 of 60 seats About these resultsResults in full

Latest headlines

  1. Labour win 29 seats - but fall short of a majority
  2. UKIP wins its first seats in the Assembly
  3. Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood ousts Labour in Rhondda
  4. Mapping the election - see party vote share by constituency across Wales
Result: LAB HOLD

Scoreboard

Party Candidates Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LAB

Welsh Labour

Candidates Ken Skates Votes 7,862 35.5% Net percentage change in seats −6.9
Party

CON

Welsh Conservative

Candidates Simon Baynes Votes 4,846 21.9% Net percentage change in seats −7.3
Party

PC

Plaid Cymru

Candidates Mabon ap Gwynfor Votes 3,861 17.4% Net percentage change in seats −1.1
Party

UKIP

UKIP Wales

Candidates Mandy Jones Votes 2,827 12.8% Net percentage change in seats +12.8
Party

LD

Welsh Liberal Democrat

Candidates Aled Roberts Votes 2,289 10.3% Net percentage change in seats +0.5
Party

GRN

Wales Green Party

Candidates Duncan Rees Votes 474 2.1% Net percentage change in seats +2.1

Turnout and Majority

Welsh Labour Majority

3,016

Turnout

40.9%

Vote share

Party %
Welsh Labour 35.5
Welsh Conservative 21.9
Plaid Cymru 17.4
UKIP Wales 12.8
Welsh Liberal Democrat 10.3
OTHERS 2.1

Vote share change since 2011

−%
+%
UKIP Wales
+12.8
Welsh Liberal Democrat
+0.5
Plaid Cymru
−1.1
Welsh Labour
−6.9
Welsh Conservative
−7.3

Latest updates

Labour holds Clwyd South

Ken Skates
BBC

Watch this space

Visit this page for the latest updates, articles and videos about this constituency in the run-up to the Welsh Assembly Election, and for results from 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Welsh Parliament
BBC

Constituency Profile

The seat takes in the fringes of the town of Wrexham and the rugged landscape of the Berwyn range.

Famous for its annual international music eisteddfod, the town of Llangollen, on banks of the River Dee, is in Clwyd South. The seat has a population of 72,373 - smaller than the average Welsh constituency of 76,900. At £511 a week, the average full-time salary here is lower than the Wales-wide average of £551. This has been a Labour-held seat in Parliament and in the Welsh Assembly since it came into existence in 1997. In the 2011 Assembly election Ken Skates increased the party's majority to 2,659.

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