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Election for the constituency of Cynon Valley on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Cynon Valley, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour hold by Ann Clwyd with a majority of 9,406 - 30.9% - on a turnout of 59.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CLWYD, Ann Lab 14,532 47.7% -4.8%
GRIFFITHS, Cerith PC 5,126 16.8% -3.5%
REES-EVANS, Rebecca UKIP 4,976 16.3% 13.0%
DEWHURST, Keith Con 3,676 12.1% 2.0%
JONES, Angharad LD 830 2.7% -11.1%
MATTHEWS, John Green 799 2.6% -
BEGGS, Chris SL 533 1.7% -

An electorate of 51,422, having a valid vote count of 30,472 and an invalid vote count of 83.

Result declared at 03:47 on 8 May 2015. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.