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Dwyfor Meirionnydd (Assembly constituency)

Index Dwyfor Meirionnydd (Assembly constituency)

Dwyfor Meirionnydd is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales, created for the 2007 Assembly election. [1]

40 relations: Additional Member System, Arfon (Assembly constituency), BBC News Online, Brecon and Radnorshire (Assembly constituency), Caernarfon (National Assembly for Wales constituency), Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (Assembly constituency), Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire (Assembly constituency), Ceredigion (Assembly constituency), Closed list, Clwyd, D'Hondt method, Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Dwyfor Meirionnydd (UK Parliament constituency), First-past-the-post voting, General election, Gwynedd, Independent politician, List of Parliamentary constituencies in Clwyd, List of Parliamentary constituencies in Gwynedd, List of political parties in the United Kingdom, Llanelli (Assembly constituency), Meirionnydd Nant Conwy (National Assembly for Wales constituency), Member of the National Assembly for Wales, Mid and West Wales (National Assembly for Wales electoral region), Montgomeryshire (Assembly constituency), National Assembly for Wales, National Assembly for Wales constituencies and electoral regions, National Assembly for Wales election, 1999, National Assembly for Wales election, 2007, National Assembly for Wales election, 2011, National Assembly for Wales election, 2016, North Wales (National Assembly for Wales electoral region), Plaid Cymru, Preseli Pembrokeshire (Assembly constituency), Preserved counties of Wales, Proportional representation, United Kingdom constituencies, United Kingdom general election, 2010, Wales, Ynys Môn (Assembly constituency).

Additional Member System

The additional member system (AMS), also known as mixed-member proportional representation (MMP) outside the United Kingdom, is a mixed electoral system with one tier of single-member district representatives, and another tier of "additional members" elected to make the overall election results more proportional.

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Arfon (Assembly constituency)

Arfon is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales, created for the 2007 Assembly election.

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BBC News Online

BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.

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Brecon and Radnorshire (Assembly constituency)

Brecon and Radnorshire is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Caernarfon (National Assembly for Wales constituency)

Caernarfon was a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales from 1999 to 2007.

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Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (Assembly constituency)

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire (Assembly constituency)

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Ceredigion (Assembly constituency)

Ceredigion is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Closed list

Closed list describes the variant of party-list proportional representation where voters can (effectively) only vote for political parties as a whole and thus have no influence on the party-supplied order in which party candidates are elected.

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Clwyd

Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, situated in the north-east corner of the country; it is named after the River Clwyd, which runs through the county.

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D'Hondt method

The D'Hondt method or the Jefferson method is a highest averages method for allocating seats, and is thus a type of party-list proportional representation.

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Dafydd Elis-Thomas

Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Baron Elis-Thomas, PC (born 18 October 1946) is a Welsh politician, representing the Dwyfor Meirionnydd constituency in the National Assembly for Wales.

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Dwyfor Meirionnydd (UK Parliament constituency)

Dwyfor Meirionnydd is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).

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First-past-the-post voting

A first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting method is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins.

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General election

A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are chosen.

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Gwynedd

Gwynedd is a county in Wales, sharing borders with Powys, Conwy, Anglesey over the Menai Strait, and Ceredigion over the River Dyfi.

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.

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List of Parliamentary constituencies in Clwyd

Seven constituencies cover Clwyd.

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List of Parliamentary constituencies in Gwynedd

Three constituencies cover the preserved county of Gwynedd for the House of Commons of the UK Parliament (Westminster), and are used also for elections to the National Assembly for Wales.

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List of political parties in the United Kingdom

This article lists political parties in the United Kingdom.

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Llanelli (Assembly constituency)

Llanelli is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Meirionnydd Nant Conwy (National Assembly for Wales constituency)

Meirionnydd Nant Conwy was a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Member of the National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales is composed of 60 members known as Assembly Members or AMs (in Welsh: Aelodau'r Cynulliad or ACau).

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Mid and West Wales (National Assembly for Wales electoral region)

Mid and West Wales is an electoral region of the National Assembly for Wales, consisting of eight constituencies.

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Montgomeryshire (Assembly constituency)

Montgomeryshire is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru; commonly known as the Welsh Assembly) is a devolved parliament with power to make legislation in Wales.

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National Assembly for Wales constituencies and electoral regions

National Assembly for Wales constituencies and electoral regions were first used for the 1999 elections.

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National Assembly for Wales election, 1999

The first National Assembly for Wales elections were held on 6 May 1999.

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National Assembly for Wales election, 2007

The 2007 National Assembly election was held on Thursday 3 May 2007 to elect members to the National Assembly for Wales.

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National Assembly for Wales election, 2011

The National Assembly for Wales election 2011 was an election for the National Assembly.

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National Assembly for Wales election, 2016

The National Assembly for Wales election 2016 was held on Thursday 5 May 2016, to elect members of the National Assembly for Wales (AMs).

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North Wales (National Assembly for Wales electoral region)

North Wales is an electoral region of the National Assembly for Wales, consisting of nine constituencies.

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Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru (officially Plaid Cymru – Party of Wales, often referred to simply as Plaid) is a social-democratic political party in Wales advocating for Welsh independence from the United Kingdom within the European Union.

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Preseli Pembrokeshire (Assembly constituency)

Preseli Pembrokeshire is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Preserved counties of Wales

The preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for the ceremonial purposes of lieutenancy and shrievalty.

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Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

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United Kingdom constituencies

In the United Kingdom (UK), each of the electoral areas or divisions called constituencies elect one member to a parliament or assembly, with the exception of European Parliament and Northern Ireland Assembly constituencies which are multi member constituencies.

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United Kingdom general election, 2010

The 2010 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday, 6 May 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the House of Commons.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Ynys Môn (Assembly constituency)

Ynys Môn (Anglesey) is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Redirects here:

Dwyfor Meirionnydd (National Assembly for Wales constituency).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwyfor_Meirionnydd_(Assembly_constituency)

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