Gower (UK Parliament Constituency)
Coordinates: 51°37′12″N 4°08′13″W / 51.620°N 4.137°W / 51.620; -4.137
|for the House of Commons|
Boundary of Gower in Wales.
|Preserved county||West Glamorgan|
|Electorate||62,389 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Mumbles, Clydach, Pontarddulais, Penllergaer|
|Member of Parliament||Martin Caton (Labour)|
|Number of members||One|
|Welsh Assembly||South Wales West|
|European Parliament constituency||Wales|
Gower (Welsh: Gŵyr) is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP), using the first-past-the-post voting system.
The constituency has elected only Labour MPs since 1906, the longest run (with Normanton and Makerfield) of any UK constituency. It is one of three parliamentary seats representing the city and county of Swansea, the others being Swansea West and Swansea East.
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... General Election 14 December 1918 constituency of Gower Composed of the wards of Urban District of Oystermouth and Rural Districts of Gower and Swansea Electorate 29,667, Turnout %, Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour John Williams 10,109 Liberal D Williams 8,353 Majority 1,756 Turnout Labour hold Swing. ...
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