Final Candidates Announced


Cardiff Council have published the official “Statements of Persons Nominated”. These are the lists of official candidates for May’s local elections.

I’ve added the few that I didn’t know about to our candidate list. We’re going to keep updating this list with Twitter accounts as we find them.

Some interesting points to note:

  • There are 88 candidates over the 8 wards.
  • There are candidates from 7 parties.
  • There are 5 independent candidates.
  • There are 4 UKIP candidates, all standing in Llanishen.
  • There are 2 Green Party candidates.
  • There is 1 candidate from the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition.


The number of candidates in each party:

Party Count
Conservative 21
Labour 21
Lib Dems 21
Plaid Cymru 13
Independent 5
Green Party 2

The number of candidates in each ward:

Ward Seats No of candidates
Llanishen 4 18
Whitchurch and Tongwynlais 4 16
Heath 3 14
Rhiwbina 3 11
Llandaff North 2 10
Gabalfa 2 8
Pontprennau and Old St Mellons 2 7
Lisvane 1 4

We still need to get in touch with all the candidates so we can send them our questionnaire. If you’re a candidate please contact us.