Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney is a constituency in Caerphilly, Wales. The seat has been held by Gerald Jones (Labour) since May 2015.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
11,513
Electorate
61,716
Turnout
53%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Gerald Jones
Labour
17,619 53.9% 10.2%
David Rowlands
UK Independence Party
6,106 18.7% 15.9%
Bill Rees
Conservative
3,292 10.1% 2.5%
Rhayna Mann
Plaid Cymru
3,099 9.5% 4.4%
Bob Griffin
Liberal Democrat
1,351 4.1% -26.9%
Elspeth Parris
Green Party
603 1.8% 1.8%
Eddy Blanche
Independent
459 1.4% 1.4%
Robert Griffiths
Comm
186 0.6% 0.6%