The candidates who will be standing in the upcoming Senedd Elections have now officially been confirmed.
The election is scheduled to take place on May 6, with voters deciding who will represent their communities in the Senedd.
Caerphilly County Borough comprises of two and a half constituencies. Each constituency elects one Senedd Member.
The constituencies within Caerphilly County Borough are Caerphilly and Islwyn, while half of the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney constituency lies within Caerphilly County Borough.
The full list of candidates for each constituency is as follows:
Steven Aicheler – Welsh Liberal Democrats
Hefin David – Welsh Labour
Delyth Jewell – Plaid Cymru
Stephen Jones – Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party
Steven Mayfield – Welsh Conservatives
Tim Price – Reform UK
Gavin Chambers – Welsh Conservatives
Kevin Etheridge – Independent
Michael Ford – Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party
Neil Hamilton – UKIP
Rhys Mills – Plaid Cymru
Rhianon Passmore – Welsh Labour
Oliver Townsend – Welsh Liberal Democrats
James Wells – Reform UK
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney constituency
Jez Becker – Welsh Liberal Democrats
Dawn Bowden – Welsh Labour
Donna Gavin – Welsh Conservatives
Ian Gwynne – Plaid Cymru
Colin Jones – Reform UK
Hugh Moelwyn Hughes – Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party
George Pykov – UKIP
- Labour’s Jeff Cuthbert re-elected as Gwent’s Police and Crime Commissioner
- Regional Senedd Members for South Wales East confirmed
- Labour holds Islwyn: Rhianon Passmore re-elected
- Caerphilly re-elects Labour’s Hefin David as its Senedd Member
- Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney re-elects Labour’s Dawn Bowden as its Senedd Member
Caerphilly Observer will be publishing stories focusing on each of the main parties in the coming weeks
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