Election results for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

Senedd Election (Constituency) 2021 - Thursday, 6 May 2021

How the results are displayed

Constituency Results - Candidates are displayed according to their share of the vote.

Regional Results - Candidates are displayed according to the percentage of the regional vote their party achieved. Where more than one list candidate from a particular party has been elected, their names are presented alphabetically. This does not necessarily reflect their position on the party’s candidate list.

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Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney - results
Election Candidate Party Votes % Outcome
Dawn Bowden Welsh Labour 13009 61% Elected
Ian Gwynne Plaid Cymru 3698 17% Not elected
Donna Gavin Welsh Conservative Party 2665 13% Not elected
Hugh Moelwyn Hughes Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party 656 3% Not elected
Jez Becker Welsh Liberal Democrats 420 2% Not elected
George Pykov United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) 382 2% Not elected
Colin David Jones Reform UK 324 2% Not elected
Voting Summary
Overview Number
Seats 1
Valid votes cast 21154
Electorate 60787
Number of ballot papers rejected 143
Share of the votes (%)
Dawn Bowden 61% Elected
Ian Gwynne 17% Not elected
Donna Gavin 13% Not elected
Hugh Moelwyn Hughes 3% Not elected
Jez Becker 2% Not elected
George Pykov 2% Not elected
Colin David Jones 2% Not elected
Rejected ballot papers
DescriptionNumber
Rejected ballots143
Total rejected143