Vale of Glamorgan (Assembly constituency)
|Vale of Glamorgan
National Assembly for Wales
Vale of Glamorgan shown within the
South Wales Central electoral region and the region shown within Wales
|Preserved county||Mid Glamorgan
Vale of Glamorgan is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it is one of eight constituencies in the South Wales Central 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.
The constituency was created for the first election to the Assembly, in 1999, with the name and boundaries of the Vale of Glamorgan Westminster constituency. It is partly within the preserved county of Mid Glamorgan and partly within the preserved county of Glamorgan.
In general elections for the National Assembly for Wales, each voter has two votes. The first vote may be used to vote for a candidate to become the Assembly Member 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.
Members of the National Assembly for Wales
Elections in the 2010s
|Welsh Assembly Election 2011: Vale of Glamorgan|
|Plaid Cymru||Ian Johnson||4,024||12.1||−1.8|
|Liberal Democrats||Damian Chick||1,513||4.5||−6.6|
Elections in the 2000s
|Welsh Assembly Election 2007: Vale of Glamorgan|
|Conservative||Gordon C. Kemp||11,432||33.9||−0.5|
|Plaid Cymru||Barry I. Shaw||4,671||13.9||−0.2|
|Liberal Democrats||Mark J. Hooper||3,758||11.2||+3.8|
|UKIP||Kevin P. Mahoney||2,310||6.9||N/A|
|Welsh Assembly Election 2003: Vale of Glamorgan|
|Plaid Cymru||Chris Franks||3,921||14.1||−9.9|
|Liberal Democrats||Mrs. Nilmini P. De Silva||2,049||7.4||−1.6|
Elections in the 1990s
|Welsh Assembly Election 1999: Vale of Glamorgan|
|Plaid Cymru||Chris Franks||7,848||24.0||N/A|
|Liberal Democrats||Frank Little||2,938||9.0||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
- "Wales elections > Vale of Glamorgan". BBC News. 6 May 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2011.
- Election results - 2007, National Assembly for Wales