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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: CON HOLD

Scoreboard

Party Candidates Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

CON

Welsh Conservative

Candidates Nick Ramsay Votes 13,585 43.3% Net percentage change in seats −7.0
Party

LAB

Welsh Labour

Candidates Catherine Fookes Votes 8,438 26.9% Net percentage change in seats −3.0
Party

UKIP

UKIP Wales

Candidates Tim Price Votes 3,092 9.8% Net percentage change in seats +9.8
Party

IND

Independent

Candidates Debby Blakebrough Votes 1,932 6.2% Net percentage change in seats +6.2
Party

PC

Plaid Cymru

Candidates Jonathan Clark Votes 1,824 5.8% Net percentage change in seats −1.7
Party

LD

Welsh Liberal Democrat

Candidates Veronica German Votes 1,474 4.7% Net percentage change in seats −5.1
Party

GRN

Wales Green Party

Candidates Chris Were Votes 910 2.9% Net percentage change in seats +2.9
Party

ED

English Democrats

Candidates Stephen Morris Votes 146 0.5% Net percentage change in seats −2.0

Turnout and Majority

Welsh Conservative Majority

5,147

Turnout

48.9%

Vote share

Party %
Welsh Conservative 43.3
Welsh Labour 26.9
UKIP Wales 9.8
Independent 6.2
Plaid Cymru 5.8
OTHERS 8.1

Vote share change since 2011

−%
+%
UKIP Wales
+9.8
Plaid Cymru
−1.7
Welsh Labour
−3.0
Welsh Liberal Democrat
−5.1
Welsh Conservative
−7.0

Latest updates

Conservatives hold Monmouth

Nick Ramsay
BBC

I'll just rest my eyes for a second...

Looks like the going is getting a little tough at the Monmouth count 😴😴😴

A man asleep at the Monmoputh count
BBC

Watch this space

Visit this page for the latest updates, articles and videos about this constituency in the run-up to the Welsh Assembly Election, and for results from 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Welsh Parliament
BBC

Constituency Profile

The Monmouth constituency sits in the south east of Wales on the border with England.

The town of Monmouth itself may be best known for being the birthplace of Henry V. People living in the constituency have the highest life expectancy of any constituency in Wales. On average people live 80.9 years - higher than the average of 78.5. Only one constituency has a lower percentage of smokers than Monmouth where 18% of adults currently smoke. Two people have represented this constituency since 1999 - both Conservatives. Nick Ramsay replaced David Davies as the local AM in 2007 and retained the seat in 2011 with a slightly reduced majority of just under 9,000.

In 2011, the Conservatives won 50.3% of the vote, Labour came second with 29.9%, ahead of the Liberal Democrats (9.8%), Plaid Cymru (7.5%) and the English Democrats (2.5%).

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