Dunvant (electoral ward)

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Dunvant Ward
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Area 2.41 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Population 4,383 (2011 census)
• Density 1,819/km2 (4,710/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • John Newbury (Liberal Democrats (UK))
  • Jennifer Raynor (Labour)
List of places
UK
Wales
Swansea

Dunvant (Welsh: Dyfnant) is an electoral ward in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. It is named after the village of Dunvant which lies within the ward.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas, Derlwyn, Dunvant, Killay, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea West. It is bounded by Fairwood to the west; Gowerton to the north; Killay North to the east and Killay South to the south.

In the 2012 local council elections the turnout for Dunvant was 38.94%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
John Newbury Liberal Democrats 575 Liberal Democrats hold
Jennifer Raynor Labour 420 Labour gain
Mick Harper Labour 354
Nick Tregoning Independent 351
Graham Isted Liberal Democrat 302
Dee May Kintessack Elite 231
Lis Davies Independent 213
Jordan Slater Conservatives 100
Robert Dowdle Conservatives 89

Coordinates: 51°37′38″N 4°02′18″W / 51.62710°N 4.03843°W / 51.62710; -4.03843