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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


Party Candidates Votes % Net percentage change in seats


Welsh Labour

Candidates Carwyn Jones Votes 12,166 45.3% Net percentage change in seats −10.9


Welsh Conservative

Candidates George Jabbour Votes 6,543 24.4% Net percentage change in seats −3.6


UKIP Wales

Candidates Caroline Jones Votes 3,919 14.6% Net percentage change in seats +14.6


Plaid Cymru

Candidates James Radcliffe Votes 2,569 9.6% Net percentage change in seats +0.9


Welsh Liberal Democrat

Candidates Jonathan Pratt Votes 1,087 4.0% Net percentage change in seats −3.2


Wales Green Party

Candidates Charlie Barlow Votes 567 2.1% Net percentage change in seats +2.1

Turnout and Majority

Welsh Labour Majority




Vote share

Party %
Welsh Labour 45.3
Welsh Conservative 24.4
UKIP Wales 14.6
Plaid Cymru 9.6
Welsh Liberal Democrat 4.0

Vote share change since 2011

UKIP Wales
Plaid Cymru
Welsh Liberal Democrat
Welsh Conservative
Welsh Labour

Latest updates

Bright eyed and bushy tailed

Labour leader Carwyn Jones appears after holding Bridgend

Labour holds Bridgend

First Minster Carwyn Jones keeps his seat.

Carwyn Jones

First minister waits for result

First Minster Carwyn Jones talks on the phone as he waits for the result to be announced in his constituency of Bridgend - no indication on a time for that yet, though.

Carwyn Jones

Constituency Profile

Halfway between Cardiff and Swansea, this M4 corridor constituency contains the town of Bridgend and the seaside resort of Porthcawl.

It is also home to the headquarters of South Wales Police. The seat is a centre for light manufacturing, with several firms taking advantage of the area's good road and rail links. There is a high proportion of public sector employment at 33%. Current First Minister Carwyn Jones has held the seat for Labour since the 1999 Assembly election. In 2011, he won with 56% of the vote with the Conservatives coming second with 28%.

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