Local elections for Ceredigion were held on May 4, 2017. Within the Ward of Llanrhystud 826 votes were cast, out of a possible 1200, with two Ballot Papers rejected.
The local polling station for the village was Llanrhystud Memorial Hall, where over 800 of the electorate cast their votes on a dry, warm and sunny day.
After all votes had been counted, councillor David Rowland Rees-Evans was re-elected to represent his local constituents for the next 5 years, with a resounding 58.5% of the vote.
The full list of candidates are list below, along with their respective parties.
Party and names of candidates, number of votes and percentage of all votes cast:
The Green Party / Plaid Werdd
John Raymond CROCKER: 35 votes, 4.2%
Alan Scott DURRANT: 49 votes, 5.9%
Welsh Labour / Llafur Cymru
Tony GERAGHTY: 118 votes, 14.3%
Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales
Hywel Llŷr JENKINS: 140 votes, 17%
Welsh Liberal Democrats / Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol Cymru
David Rowland REES-EVANS: 482 votes, 58.5%
The last local elections will take place on 3 May, 2012, view the results of the 2012 local elections!