Port Talbot (electoral ward)

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Port Talbot ward
Population 5,276 (2001 census)
Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Aberavon
Welsh Assembly Aberavon
Councillors Ian James (Labour)
Dennis Keogh (Labour)
Saifur Rahaman (Labour)
List of places
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Wales
Neath Port Talbot

The electoral ward of Port Talbot in Neath Port Talbot county borough covers the town centre of Port Talbot and the district of Pen-y-cae. The rest of the ward to the east consists of grassland and woodland. The electoral ward is coterminous with the Port Talbot parish.

Port Talbot is bounded by the wards of Baglan and Bryn and Cwmavon to the north; Taibach and Margam to the south; and Aberavon to the west and falls within the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon.

2012 local council elections

In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 34.92%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Ian James Labour 831 Labour hold
Dennis Keogh Labour 782 Labour hold
Saifur Rahaman Labour 707 Labour gain
Andrew Tutton Independent 592
Marge Jones Independent 528
Stephen Griffiths Independent 479
Keith Miller Conservative 107

Coordinates: 51°35′43″N 3°46′53″W / 51.59531°N 3.78145°W / 51.59531; -3.78145