Gower (electoral ward)
|City and County of Swansea Council|
|Principal locality||Gower Peninsula|
|Ceremonial county||West Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament constituency||Gower|
|Richard David Lewis (Liberal Democrat)|
|Population (2011 census)||3,696|
|Land area (2001)||113.20 km2 (43.71 sq mi)|
Gower (Welsh: Gŵyr) electoral ward is an electoral ward in Britain. It is a ward of the City and County of Swansea, and comprises the western part of the Gower Peninsula. It lies within the UK Parliamentary constituency of Gower.
The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following villages and areas: Cheriton, Horton, Ilston, Knelston, Landimore, Llandewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Slade, Scurlage.
2012 local council elections
Local council elections for Gower were held on 3 May 2012, along with wards in 21/22 local authorities in Wales. The turn-out for Gower was 47.51%. The results were:
|Richard David Lewis||Liberal Democrat||826||Liberal Democrat hold|
National Assembly for Wales
Swansea Airport is based in the district of Fairwood in Gower, about 6.5 miles west of Swansea city centre.