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Wales Results

Welsh Assembly Results
Party Welsh Labour Plaid Cymru Welsh Conservative UKIP Wales Welsh Liberal Democrat
Seats 29 12 11 7 1
Change −1 +1 −3 +7 −4

After 60 of 60 seats About these resultsResults in full

Latest headlines

  1. Labour win 29 seats - but fall short of a majority
  2. UKIP wins its first seats in the Assembly
  3. Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood ousts Labour in Rhondda
  4. Mapping the election - see party vote share by constituency across Wales
Result: LAB HOLD

Scoreboard

Party Candidates Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LAB

Welsh Labour

Candidates Carl Sargeant Votes 9,922 45.7% Net percentage change in seats −6.9
Party

CON

Welsh Conservative

Candidates Mike Gibbs Votes 4,558 21.0% Net percentage change in seats −7.1
Party

UKIP

UKIP Wales

Candidates Michelle Brown Votes 3,765 17.4% Net percentage change in seats +17.4
Party

PC

Plaid Cymru

Candidates Jacqui Hurst Votes 1,944 9.0% Net percentage change in seats +1.4
Party

LD

Welsh Liberal Democrat

Candidates Peter Williams Votes 980 4.5% Net percentage change in seats −3.1
Party

GRN

Wales Green Party

Candidates Martin Bennewith Votes 527 2.4% Net percentage change in seats +2.4

Turnout and Majority

Welsh Labour Majority

5,364

Turnout

34.6%

Vote share

Party %
Welsh Labour 45.7
Welsh Conservative 21.0
UKIP Wales 17.4
Plaid Cymru 9.0
Welsh Liberal Democrat 4.5
OTHERS 2.4

Vote share change since 2011

−%
+%
UKIP Wales
+17.4
Plaid Cymru
+1.4
Welsh Liberal Democrat
−3.1
Welsh Labour
−6.9
Welsh Conservative
−7.1

Latest updates

Alyn and Deeside Welsh by-election analysis by Daniel Davies
BBC Wales political correspondent Daniel Davies asks how newly-elected AM Jack Sargeant will get along with First Minister Carwyn Jones - the man who sacked his father.

'Let's be kind to each other'

Jack Sargeant appealed for kindness in politics and life in general after being elected to succeed his late father Carl as the Welsh Assembly member for Alyn and Deeside.

The youngest ever AM at the age of 23, Jack Sargeant increased Welsh Labour's majority in the Flintshire seat.

In his speech following the declaration at Connah's Quay, Jack Sargeant said that being kind was "a message I learnt from my dad".

Jack Sargeant: Let's be kind to each other

Constituency Profile

Alyn and Deeside in the north-east of Wales borders Cheshire and Merseyside.

The Airbus factory in Broughton is one of the constituency's biggest employers with around 6,000 staff. The Shotton steelworks - which was a huge local employer - closed in 1980. Tata Steel still has a presence on the site manufacturing specialist products although this is now under threat following the company's announcement that it is considering selling off its UK operations. The area was once home to Victorian Prime Minister William Gladstone, who lived in one of Hawarden's two castles. Gladstone's Library in the town is the UK's only residential library. One of England's all-time top goalscorers, Michael Owen, was born in the area.

The seat has been held in the Assembly by Labour since 1999. At the 2011 elections, Carl Sargeant won with more than 50% of the vote. The Conservatives came second with 28%.

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