Cardiff South and Penarth

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For the Welsh Assembly constituency, see Cardiff South and Penarth (Welsh Assembly)


Cardiff South and Penarth is a Parliamentary constituency in Wales.

The current MP is Stephen Doughty (Labour), who entered Parliament following the 2012 by-election.

2017 General Election

Candidates:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at Who Can I Vote For?.

2015 General Election

Candidates announced:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at YourNextMP.com.

2012 By-Election

A by-election was held on 15th November 2012, following the resignation of Alun Michael.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Doughty 9,193 47.3 +8.39
Conservative Craig Williams 3,859 19.85 -8.44
Liberal Democrat Bablin Molik 2,103 10.82 -11.44
Plaid Cymru Luke Nicholas 1,854 9.54 +5.37
UKIP Simon Zeigler 1,179 6.07 +3.49
Green Party Anthony Slaughter 800 4.12 +2.87
Socialist Labour Andrew Jordan 235 1.21
Communist Robert Griffiths 213 1.1 +0.65
Majority 5,334 27.44 +16.84
Turnout 19,436 25.65 -34.55
Labour hold Swing -?

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2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alun Michael 17,262 38.9 -7.7
Conservative Simon Hoare 12,553 28.3 +4.4
Liberal Democrat Dominic Hannigan 9,875 22.3 +2.4
Plaid Cymru Farida Aslam 1,851 4.2 -1.1
UKIP Simon Zeigler 1,145 2.6 +1.2
Independent George Burke 648 1.5 +1.5
Green Party Matthew Townsend 554 1.2 -0.6
Christian Party Clive Bate 285 0.6 +0.6
Communist Robert Griffiths 196 0.4 +0.4
Majority 4,709 10.6
Turnout 44,369 60.2 +2.0
Labour hold Swing -6.0

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