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Cardiff South & Penarth

Results for Cardiff South & Penarth Show national results

Winning candidate: Alun Edward Michael

Majority: 4,709

Electorate: 73,707

Total number of votes cast: 44,843

Adjusted turnout: 60.2

Number of postal votes cast: 10,806

Number of proxy votes cast: 88

Number of rejected votes: 98

Vote share

  • A.E. Michael, Labour Party (38.9%)
  • S. Hoare, Conservative Party (28.3%)
  • D.J. Hannigan, Liberal Democrat (22.3%)
  • F.T. Aslam, Plaid Cymru (4.2%)
  • S.C.D. Zeigler, United Kingdom Independence Party (2.6%)
  • G. Burke, Independent (1.5%)
  • M.J. Townsend, Green Party (1.2%)
  • C.S. Bate, Christian Party (0.6%)
  • R.D. Griffiths, Communist Party of Britain (0.4%)

Table of detailed results

Candidate surname Candidate initials Party / description Votes (no) Percentage of votes won
Michael A.E. Labour Party 17,262 38.9
Hoare S. Conservative Party 12,553 28.3
Hannigan D.J. Liberal Democrat 9,875 22.3
Aslam F.T. Plaid Cymru 1,851 4.2
Zeigler S.C.D. United Kingdom Independence Party 1,145 2.6
Burke G. Independent 648 1.5
Townsend M.J. Green Party 554 1.2
Bate C.S. Christian Party 285 0.6
Griffiths R.D. Communist Party of Britain 196 0.4
  • 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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