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.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
16,334
Electorate
55,463
Turnout
60.5%

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
22,407 66.8% 12.9%
Pauline Jorgensen
Conservative
6,073 18.1% 8.0%
Amy Kitcher
Plaid Cymru
2,740 8.2% -1.3%
David Rowlands
UK Independence Party
1,484 4.4% -14.2%
Bob Griffin
Liberal Democrat
841 2.5% -1.6%