Gorseinon (electoral ward)
|Area||2.23 km2 (0.86 sq mi)|
|Population||4,301 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,929/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
The electoral ward consists of Gorseinon town and the surrounding rural areas, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. The ward and community are coterminous with each other and encompass the town.
Prior to local government re-organisation in 1996, the town of Gorseinon was administered as part of the Lliw Valley district. Since 1996, Gorseinon has been governed by the City and County of Swansea council.
For the 2012 local council elections, the turnout in Gorseinon was 32.70%. The Results were:
|David Lewis||Labour||538||Labour hold|
|Darren Thomas||Plaid Cymru||275|