Senedd Cymru Elections

Senedd Cymru represents all of the people of Wales. There are 60 Members of the Senedd (MS) representing 40 constituencies and 5 regions across Wales. MS divide their time between work in Cardiff and local work in the area they represent.

Denbighshire has 3 MS, one each for the Vale of Clwyd, Clwyd South and Clwyd West. There are also 4 Regional Members for the North Wales Electoral Region, who are elected to represent North Wales as a whole. 

Find a Member of the Senedd

When are the Senedd Elections?

Senedd Cymru elections are held every 5 years.

2021 Senedd Election

The next Senedd election is due to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021

Important dates

Nominations to stand as a candidate in any Senedd Constituency or Region close at 5pm on Thursday, 8 April 2021.

The deadline to register to vote is 19 April 2021.

Register to vote (external website)

The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm 20 April 2021.

Register for a postal vote (external website)

The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm 27 April 2021.

Register for a proxy vote (external websie)

Vale of Clwyd

Notice of Election will be available here once published

Clwyd West

Notice of Election will be available here once published

Clwyd South

Notice of Election will be available here once published

North Wales electoral region

Notice of Election will be available here once published

Voting

To vote in a senedd election you must be:

  • registered to vote
  • 16 years of age or over on polling day
  • a British citizen, an Irish, Commonwealth, European Union citizen or foreign citizen who has leave to enter or remain in the UK, or who does not require such leave.
  • not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote