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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: LAB HOLD


Party Candidates Votes % Net percentage change in seats


Welsh Labour

Candidates Julie Morgan Votes 16,766 44.8% Net percentage change in seats −2.8


Welsh Conservative

Candidates Jayne Cowan Votes 13,099 35.0% Net percentage change in seats −7.4


UKIP Wales

Candidates Haydn Rushowrth Votes 2,509 6.7% Net percentage change in seats +6.7


Plaid Cymru

Candidates Elin Walker Jones Votes 2,278 6.1% Net percentage change in seats +0.7


Welsh Liberal Democrat

Candidates John Dixon Votes 1,130 3.0% Net percentage change in seats −1.6



Candidates Fiona Burt Votes 846 2.3% Net percentage change in seats +2.3


Wales Green Party

Candidates Chris von Ruhland Votes 824 2.2% Net percentage change in seats +2.2

Turnout and Majority

Welsh Labour Majority




Vote share

Party %
Welsh Labour 44.8
Welsh Conservative 35.0
UKIP Wales 6.7
Plaid Cymru 6.1
Welsh Liberal Democrat 3.0

Vote share change since 2011

UKIP Wales
Plaid Cymru
Welsh Liberal Democrat
Welsh Labour
Welsh Conservative

Latest updates

'Not confident'

Veteran Labour politician Julie Morgan has admitted she is not feeling confident of retaining her Welsh Assembly election seat.

The 71-year-old former social worker won the Cardiff North constituency from the Conservatives in the 2011 poll in a close-run contest and said she expects it to go to the wire again this time around.

Mrs Morgan said: "I'm not confident. I'm prepared for whatever the result will be. The Cardiff North constituency has changed hands a few times between Labour and the Conservatives in both assembly and parliamentary elections."

Julie Morgan

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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

Constituency Profile

This seat contains some of the most affluent suburbs in Cardiff.

It is also home to Wales' biggest hospital, the University Hospital of Wales. A high proportion of residents work in the public sector - 39.6%, which is the highest in Wales. Politically the seat has been a Tory-Labour marginal for the Assembly and Westminster Parliament.

In 2011 the National Assembly seat was won by Labour's Julie Morgan with a swing of 9.8% from the Conservatives' Jonathan Morgan. Plaid Cymru were third with 5.4% of the vote and the Lib Dems had 4.6%.

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