Carmarthen East & Dinefwr

2015 Result:
Conservative: 8336 (21.2%)
Labour: 9541 (24.2%)
Lib Dem: 928 (2.4%)
Plaid Cymru: 15140 (38.4%)
Green: 1091 (2.8%)
UKIP: 4363 (11.1%)
MAJORITY: 5599 (14.2%)

Category: Semi-marginal Plaid Cymru seat

Geography: Wales.

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Politics:


Current MP
JONATHAN EDWARDS (Plaid Cymru) Born 1976, Capel Hendre. First elected as MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr in 2010.
Past Results
2010
Con: 8506 (22%)
Lab: 10065 (26%)
LDem: 4609 (12%)
PC: 13546 (36%)
Oth: 1285 (3%)
MAJ: 3481 (9%)
2005*
Con: 5235 (14%)
Lab: 10843 (28%)
LDem: 3719 (10%)
PC: 17561 (46%)
Oth: 933 (2%)
MAJ: 6718 (18%)
2001
Con: 4912 (13%)
Lab: 13540 (36%)
LDem: 2815 (7%)
PC: 16130 (42%)
Oth: 656 (2%)
MAJ: 2590 (7%)
1997
Con: 5022 (12%)
Lab: 17907 (43%)
LDem: 3150 (8%)
PC: 14457 (35%)
Oth: 1196 (3%)
MAJ: 3450 (8%)

*There were boundary changes after 2005

Demographics
2015 Candidates
MATTHEW PAUL (Conservative)
CALUM HIGGINS (Labour) Trainee barrister. Carmarthenshire councillor since 2012.
SARA LLOYD-WILLIAMS (Liberal Democrat)
NORMA WOODWARD (UKIP)
BEN RICE (Green)
JONATHAN EDWARDS (Plaid) Sitting MP.
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Comments - 51 Responses on “Carmarthen East & Dinefwr”
  1. Jonathan Edwards has had the whip withdrawn after police confirmed he was arrested for assault 3 days ago.

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