- Pontypridd (Assembly constituency)
Welsh Assembly constituency infobox
Name = Pontypridd
Type = county
Region = South Wales Central
Year = 1999
AM = Jane Davidson
Wales Labour Party
Pontypridd is a constituency of the
National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the postmethod of election. Also, however, it is one of eight constituencies in the South Wales Central electoral region, which elects four additional members, in addition to eight constituency members, to produce a degree of proportional representationfor the region as a whole.
The constituency was created for the first election to the Assembly, in 1999, with the name and boundaries of the Pontypridd Westminster constituency. It is partly within the preserved county of
Mid Glamorganand partly within the preserved county of South Glamorgan.
The other seven constituencies of the region are Cardiff Central, Cardiff North, Cardiff West, Cardiff West, Cynon Valley, Rhondda and Vale of Glamorgan.
general elections for the National Assembly for Wales, each voter has two votes. The first vote may be used to vote for a candidate to become the Assembly Member for the voter's constituency, elected by the first past the post system. The second vote may be used to vote for a regional closed party list of candidates. Additional member seats are allocated from the lists by the d'Hondt method, with constituency results being taken into account in the allocation.
Members of the National Assembly for Wales
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