Senedd Election 2021

Senedd21: LIVE Election Results for Swansea Bay

The count is underway where 40 Members of the Senedd (MS) representing constituencies and 20 Members representing five large regions will be elected. In Swansea Bay, there are 5 constituencies – Aberavon, Neath, Swansea East, Swansea West and Gower in the South Wales West region, and 4 constituencies – Llanelli, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, Carmarthen […]

Swansea Bay heads to the polls for the Senedd and Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Polling stations right across the Swansea Bay region opened at 7am with people voting to elect members of the Senedd as well as police and crime commissioners. 16 and 17 year olds and foreign nationals living in Wales are also able to vote for the first time – but only in the Senedd election. Voters […]

New independent vote advice website launched for 2021 Senedd election

A new interactive website has been launched to help voters in the upcoming Senedd election identify how their policy preferences line up with the stances of political parties and candidates. The free myVoteChoice website is part of a collaborative project led in Wales by Swansea University’s Dr Matthew Wall, involving researchers from Oxford Brookes, the University of […]

Senedd elections take place on Thursday 6 May right across Wales.

You’ll get two votes. One for a candidate in your local constituency, and another from a list of political parties to elect a regional member.

It will be the first election in which 16 and 17 year olds and legally resident foreign nationals are allowed to vote in Wales.

Swansea Bay (Neath Port Talbot, Swansea, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire) covers 9 constituencies including 2 regions.

Here are the candidates standing in your area

Candidates are welcome to submit any biographies to editor@swanseabaynews.com

Aberavon / Aberafan

Part of the South Wales West Region

Neath/ Castell-nedd

Part of the South Wales West Region

Swansea East / Dwyrain Abertawe

Part of the South Wales West Region

Swansea West / Gorllewin Abertawe

Part of the South Wales West Region

Gower / Gŵyr

Part of the South Wales West Region

South Wales West Region

Llanelli

Part of the Mid and West Wales Region

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr / Dwyrain Caerfyrddin a Dinefwr

Part of the Mid and West Wales Region

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire / Gorllewin Caerfyrddin a De Sir Benfro

Part of the Mid and West Wales Region

Preseli Pembrokeshire / Preseli Sir Benfro

Part of the Mid and West Wales Region

Mid and West Wales Region