Swansea West (Assembly constituency)
|Welsh Assembly borough constituency|
|Swansea West shown as one of the 40
Welsh Assembly constituencies
|Electoral region:||South Wales West|
|Preserved county:||West Glamorgan|
Swansea West is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the post method of election. It is also one of seven constituencies in the South Wales West electoral region, which elects four additional members, in addition to seven 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 Swansea West Westminster constituency. It is entirely within the preserved county of West Glamorgan.
|1999||Andrew Davies||Labour Party|
|2011||Julie James||Labour Party|
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.
|Plaid Cymru||Dai Lloyd||3,225||14.5||+0.6|
|Liberal Democrats||Christopher Holley||2,012||9.1||−7.7|
|Assembly Election 2011
Turnout: 21,805 (35.1%) −2.1
Majority: 4,654 (21.3%) +17.7
Swing: 4.1% from Conservative to Labour
|Rob Speht||Liberal Democrats||3,654||16.8||−9.0|
|Carl Harris||Plaid Cymru||3,035||13.9||−1.7|
|Assembly Election 2007
Turnout: 22,879 (37.2%) +4.2
Majority: 1,511 (6.6%) −6.6
Swing: 3.5% from Labour to Conservative
|Peter May||Liberal Democrats||5,882||25.7||+7.6|
|Harri James Lloyd Davies||Conservative||4,379||19.1||+3.1|
|Ian Richard Titherington||Plaid Cymru||3,583||15.7||−7.3|
|Richard David Lewis||UKIP||1,642||7.2||N/A|
|Assembly Election 2003
Turnout: 19,412 (33.0%) −7.0
Majority: 2,562 (13.2%) +5.1
Swing: 0.5%% from Conservative to Labour
|Dr Dai Lloyd||Plaid Cymru||4,461||23.0||−3.5|
|Mike Day||Liberal Democrats||3,510||18.1||+3.1|
|David C. Evans||UKIP||1,040||5.3||+1.2|
|Leigh Richards||Socialist Alliance||272||1.4||+0.3|
|Assembly Election 1999
Turnout: 23,727 (40.0%) N/A
Majority: 1,926 (8.1%)
|Dr Dai Lloyd||Plaid Cymru||6,291||26.5||N/A|
|Paul H. Valerio||Conservative||3,643||15.4||N/A|
|John Newbury||Liberal Democrats||3,543||14.9||N/A|
|David C. Evans||Independent||996||4.2||N/A|
|John R. Harris||People's Representative||774||3.3||N/A|
|Alec Thraves||Socialist Alliance||263||1.1||N/A|
- Huw Evans (6 May 2016). "Swansea West Constituency Declaration of Poll Result" (PDF). City and County of Swansea. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Swansea West - Welsh Assembly constituency - Elections 2016". BBC News. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Wales elections > Aberavon". BBC News. 6 May 2011. Retrieved 8 March 2011.