Local elections for Ceredigion were held on 1 May, 2008. Within the Ward of Llanrhystud 766 votes were cast, out of a possible 1200.

The local polling station for the village was Llanrhystud Memorial Hall, where over 700 of the electorate cast their votes.

After all votes had been counted, councillor David Rowland Rees-Evans was elected to represent his local constituents for the next 4 years.

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:

Emyr Morgan JONES: 266 votes, 34.72%

Welsh Liberal Democrats / Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol Cymru
David Rowland REES-EVANS: 500 votes, 65.27%

The next local elections will take place on 3 May, 2012, view the results of the 2012 local elections!