It’s been just over a week since the general election and the dust is beginning to settle. Cardiff North had the highest turnout in Wales with 76.1%. The BBC has lots of information about the result.
Conservative candidate Craig Williams won with a margin of 2,137. You can keep up to date with Craig’s activities in Westminster on They Work For You and in Cardiff North by following him on Twitter.
|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|
Thank you so much everyone. Proud to be elected tonight with 21,709 votes. What a campaign! #CardiffNorth. pic.twitter.com/Ilgl8BxrD5
— Craig Williams MP (@Craig4CardiffN) May 8, 2015
Cardiff North Decides put together the story of election night.
The Story of Cardiff North on Election Night https://t.co/flgz75aqlC via @cardiffndecides
— Cardiff N Decides (@CardiffNDecides) May 8, 2015
Mari Williams thanked her team for their hard work.
That's it. Whatever the result in #CardiffNorth so proud of all the work of our team #Forthemany #GE15 pic.twitter.com/NY9L2Vaz01
— Mari Williams (@Mari_Williams) May 7, 2015
Absolutely gutted. Thank you to everyone who supported me, voted for me & worked their socks off – We fight on for fairness #Labour
— Mari Williams (@Mari_Williams) May 8, 2015
The other candidates posted reactions to the result.
It's time to sleep. What an election! I am very pleased with my 8% result in Cardiff North #VoteUKIP #GoPurple
— Ethan R Wilkinson (@ethanrwilkinson) May 8, 2015
#thanks @PCGddCdd fantastic team! #WorkingForWales #plaid15 #ymlaen!
— Elin Walker Jones (@elinmwj) May 8, 2015
Many thanks supporters helping leaflet #VoteGreen2015 N Cardiff; Michael C, Phil C, Peter W, Keith W, @chrisvonruhland @KatyClay_ John M!
— Ruth Osner (@ruthosner) May 7, 2015
Campaign has been great fun but result is v.disappointing and its clear that Alter Change does not have a mandate to progress any further.
— Shaun Jenkins (@ShaunMJenkins) May 8, 2015
We’re going to be reporting on our new MP’s activities and covering next year’s Welsh Assembly elections on our new Twitter account.