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.

2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was held on 12 December 2019. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
10,606
Electorate
56,322
Turnout
57.3%

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
16,913 52.4% -14.3%
Sara Jones
Conservative
6,307 19.6% 1.5%
Colin Jones
The Brexit Party
3,604 11.2% 11.2%
Mark Evans
Plaid Cymru
2,446 7.6% -0.6%
David Hughes
Independent
1,860 5.8% 5.8%
Brendan D'Cruz
Liberal Democrat
1,116 3.5% 1.0%