My Daily Cardiff North – 14 May 2017

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General Election

The candidates have been pretty quiet today, so we’ll look back at the 2015 general election. The 2015 election predates this site so the content is on Tongwynlais.com. We published profiles of the candidates and sent them some questions to answer. We also reported from local hustings and looked at the candidates’ leaflets.

2015 Results

Party Candidate Votes Share %
Conservative Craig Williams 21,709 42.4
Labour Mari Williams 19,572 38.3
UKIP Ethan Wilkinson 3,953 7.7
Plaid Cymru Elin Walker Jones 2,301 4.5
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Clark 1,953 3.8
Green Party Ruth Osner 1,254 2.5
Christian Party Jeff Green 331 0.6
Alter Change Shaun Jenkins 78 0.2

You may recognise the name of the Alter Change candidate. Shaun Jenkins is now a Conservative Councillor for Llanishen.

With no Green Party candidate standing this year, there are some voters who’ll be interested in the environmental stance of the other candidates. We’ve already been asked to pose this question to them.

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