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Results for Islwyn Show national results

Winning candidate: I. James,

Valid votes cast: 23,564

Valid turnout: 43.1

Postal votes included in count: 4,607

Proxy votes issued: 13

Ballot papers rejected at count: 153

Table of detailed results

Surname Initials Party Votes received (no.) Votes received (%)
James I. Labour Party 8,883 37.7
Etheridge K. Independent 6,665 28.3
Pritchard A. Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales 5,084 21.6
Williams P. Conservative and Unionist Party 1,797 7.6
Maguire M. Liberal Democrats 1,135 4.8
  • Electorate: The number of electors eligible to vote at this election.
  • Valid votes: The total number of valid votes cast.
  • Postal votes counted: The total number of postal votes which went forward to the count after postal ballot verification.
  • Proxies issued: The total number of electors who appointed proxies to vote on their behalf.
  • Rejected ballot: The number of ballot papers which was declared invalid for one or more of the following reasons:
  • the ballot paper did not contain the official mark
  • where the voter had voted for more than the specified number of candidates
  • where the ballot paper contained writing or a mark by which the voter could be identified
  • where the ballot paper was unmarked or where it was unclear what the voter had intended
  • (A ballot paper may also be rejected in part).

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