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Senedd Cymru Elections

 National Assembly for Wales

Constituency Returning Officer role

The Constituency  Returning Officer is responsible for ensuring the election is administered effectively in their voting area including the provision of polling stations, the printing of ballot papers, appointing polling station staff, the conduct of the poll, managing the postal vote process, the verification and count in their voting area and transmission of the local totals to the Regional Returning Officer.


Constituency Returning Officer: Rob Thomas


Should you have any queries, please contact:


Rachel Starr-Wood, Electoral Registration Manager

  • 01446 709304

Hayley Hanman, Electoral Registration Deputy 

  • 01446 709345


There are five Senedd Electoral Regions:

  • South Wales Central

  • South Wales East

  • South Wales West

  • Mid and West Wales

  • North Wales.


South Wales Central cover the administrative areas of three Unitary Authorities:

  • Cardiff

  • Rhondda Cynon Taf

  • Vale of Glamorgan.