Cardiff North (Assembly constituency)


Cardiff North (Assembly constituency)

Welsh Assembly constituency infobox
Name = Cardiff North
Type = burgh


Region = South Wales Central
Year = 1999
AM = Jonathan Morgan (Welsh politician)
Party = Conservative
County= South Glamorgan

Cardiff North is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the post method 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 representation for the region as a whole.

Boundaries

The constituency was created for the first election to the Assembly, in 1999, with the name and boundaries of the Cardiff North Westminster constituency. It is entirely within the preserved county of South Glamorgan. To the north withen in the boundries lies North Rural Cardiff and to the south lies the densly populated area of Whitchurch, Rhiwbina, Thornhill ect.

The other seven constituencies of the region are Cardiff Central, Cardiff South and Penarth, Cardiff West, Cynon Valley, Pontypridd, Rhondda and Vale of Glamorgan.

Voting

In 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.

Assembly Members

Election results

Election box begin
title=Assembly Election 2007: Cardiff North
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jonathan Morgan
votes = 15,253
percentage = 45.3
change = +9.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sophie Howe
votes = 10,409
percentage = 30.9
change = -6.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Ed Bridges
votes = 4,287
percentage = 12.7
change = +0.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Wyn Jones
votes = 2,491
percentage = 7.4
change = -2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Dai Llewellyn
votes = 1,262
percentage = 3.7
change = -1.0
Election box majority
votes = 4,843
percentage = 14.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 33,702
percentage = 51.3
change = +8.3
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=Assembly Election 2003: Cardiff North
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sue Essex
votes = 10,413
percentage = 37.5
change = -1.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jonathan Morgan
votes = 9,873
percentage = 35.6
change = +4.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Dixon
votes = 3,474
percentage = 12.5
change = -3.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Wyn Jones
votes = 2,679
percentage = 9.7
change = -4.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Donald Hulston
votes = 1,295
percentage = 4.7
change = +4.7
Election box majority
votes = 540
percentage = 1.9
change = -5.4
Election box turnout
votes = 28,295
percentage = 43.9
change = -7.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=Assembly Election 1999: Cardiff North
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sue Essex
votes = 12,198
percentage = 38.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jonathan Morgan
votes = 9,894
percentage = 31.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Alastair Meikle
votes = 5,088
percentage = 16.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Colin Mann
votes = 4,337
percentage = 14.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 2,304
percentage = 7.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 31,517
percentage = 51.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =


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