Gower (electoral ward)

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The Gower (Welsh: Gŵyr) electoral ward covers the remote western part of the Gower Peninsula in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. The ward lies in the parliamentary constituency of Gower.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following villages and areas: Cheriton, Horton, Ilston, Knelston, Landimore, Llandewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Slade, Scurlage.

The ward is bounded by the wards of Penclawdd to the north east, Fairwood to the east and Pennard to the south east. It comprises a number of communities: Ilston, "Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton", Llanrhidian Lower, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston and Rhossili.


2008 local council elections

The local council elections for Gower were held on 1 May 2008 along will wards in all local authorities in wales. The turnout for Gower was 52.99%. The results were:

Although elected as an Independent, Lewis has since joined the Liberal Democrats.[1]

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