Bon-y-maen (or Bonymaen) is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a village in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK.
The ward is bounded by
Neath Port Talbot county borough to the east and the Swansea wards of Llansamlet and Morriston to the north; St. Thomas to the south; and Landore to the west.
For the purposes of elections Bonymaen is divided into several polling districts: Winch Wen, Pentre Dwr, Hanover Square and Pentrechwyth. Bonymaen returns 2 councillors to the local council. The current councillors are Mandy Evans and Paul Lloyd (both Labour Party).
The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas:
Bon-y-maen, Cefn Hengoed, Copper Quarter, Crymlyn Bog, Morfa, Pentrechwyth, Pentre Dwr, Winch Wen, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East.
Current Representation [ edit ]
The Bonymaen Ward is a two-member ward for the purposes of City and County of Swansea Council elections. It is currently represented by two Labour councillors.
Recent History [ edit ]
The first election to the new unitary
City and County of Swansea Council took place in 1995. Both seats were won by Labour.
At a by-election an Independent candidate captured the seat from Labour and held it at the next election in
There was a similar result at the
Bonymaen Ward (2 seats), 2012
Paul Lloyd 959
Mandy Evans 893
Independent Mair Eluned Gibbs
Independent John Brian Hague
National Front Sion Lynford Owens
Coordinates: 51°38′50″N 3°54′33″W / 51.64726°N 3.90925°W