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Wrexham & Clwyd South - General Election 2019 Archive

Our coverage...


Statements and Q&A videos for Wrexham + Clwyd South, Wrexham Debate and Clwyd South Debate, Election Night Coverage

As well as our normal news coverage of the election being called, candidates nominated polls opening and the like we...
(* All stats recorded evening of the 14th)
  • Asked (and received) a statement from every candidate in Wrexham and Clwyd South.
  • Asked (and received) answers on funding from every candidate in Wrexham and Clwyd South.
  • Asked (and received) answers over advertising from every candidate in Wrexham and Clwyd South.
  • Created a politically balanced Christmas tree with all candidates as baubles (video clip here!)as a backdrop for the Q&A videos.
  • Conducted full Q&A face to face videos with all Wrexham and Clwyd South candidates. That output
  • Conducted two debates each over an hour long at the Glyndwr University TV studios, with all candidates from Wrexham and Clwyd South invited - and just one no show - something that became a local story itself. Custom studio backdrops were created to ensure consistent Wrexham.com branding on and offline.
  • On the count night we switched to a dedicated results site, with a live video embed, twitter embed and a header that would auto update the results to viewers watching.
  • Several hundred people viewed each debate on Youtube, with a reach of 13k for Clwyd South when the videos were placed on Facebook and 11k for Wrexham.
  • This dedicated /election2019/ candidate pages had 24,740 page views, with Sarah Atherton’s being the most read.
  • Our candidate videos were also placed ‘native’ on Facebook, with a range of views - Sarah Atherton had a reach of 14k people and the top four viewed videos seeing over 160 hours of watch time on that platform alone.
  • We produced a 5+ hour live video stream from Wrexham Glyndwr University complete with 'player cam' style tracking of candidate and their teams through the count, interviews cut in (live and recorded on the night), ballot box cam streamed live from outside to the control desk in the media room - as well as the usual text based updates to social media.
  • There were 5.7k views of our live results stream - peaking at the results announcements.
  • Our dedicated on the night /count2019/ page had 31,974 pageviews during the switchover.
  • A Periscope of ballot boxes arriving had 2,664 individual accounts viewing it.
  • Our Wrexham result reached 63,778 people on Facebook with the Clwyd South result reaching 23,423 people.
  • 48hrs after the election the post election snippets had been viewed 16k times on Facebook - and people spent a combined 64 hours watching a short clip of Sarah Atherton winning Wrexham.
  • Twitter Analytics says our tweets had 675,000 organic impressions over the 11th-13th Dec election period. Our “WREXHAM TURNS BLUE” result tweet was the one with the highest impressions.
  • A short Twitter video of a slip (Sly Tim!) was viewed 4,000 times , and short clips of MP’s winning were viewed a total of 3,500 times.
  • On Instagram our results posts saw Wrexham’s viewed 3k times and Clywd South 2.5k times with our stories from election count night being seen over 4,000 times.
  • Candidate result snippet videos were seen by 2,600 peoples accounts, and other associated election content was seen over 10,000 times.
  • We shared our software and setup with Deeside.com , who also had a dedicated election count page and full several hour long live stream of the count for Alyn & Deeside as well as Delyn. They saw 1.4k views of their live feed.
  • Our promotional spend was zero.
  • As is usual our policy on declining any political advertising carried on, however our coverage was again sponsored by Enwau.Wales domain name provider.




Original page information below.... The candidates have been declared, the election date is fixed and we have conducted one on one Q&A's and debates to help decide who will be the next Member of Parliament being sent to Westminster to represent your area.

As usual we offered all the candidates a chance to speak to you direct and on this election mini site we have published their information & answers.

We will be live from the count Thursday evening as well to bring you the result of who your next MP will be!

Wrexham

Do you know if you are in Wrexham to vote? You can check out a zoomable interactive map of the constituency boundaries by clicking here. Where is my polling station you ask? You can pop your postcode into this helpful website WhereDoIVote.co.uk and it will draw you a map!

Click on a candidate name to see more...

Wrexham Debate




Clwyd South

Do you know if you are in Clwyd South to vote? You can check out a zoomable interactive map of the constituency boundaries by clicking here. Where is my polling station you ask? You can pop your postcode into this helpful website WhereDoIVote.co.uk and it will draw you a map!

Click on a candidate name to see more...

Clwyd South Debate




How do I vote?

Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm on 12th December.

If you don't have your poll card, you can go to the polling station and give them your name and address. You don't need any other form of ID.

Give your name and address to the staff inside the polling station when you arrive. You don’t have to take your poll card with you.

You’ll be given a ballot paper containing a list of the people, parties or the options you can vote for.

  • Take your ballot paper into a polling booth.
  • Follow the instructions on the notices in the polling booth and on the top of the ballot paper to vote.
  • Put it in the ballot box.
...Done!

When are the results out?

Polling stations close at 10pm on the 12th of December, you will be able to see the ballot boxes arriving at the count live on Wrexham.com where we will bring you the local results live as they happen.


Wrexham.com's election coverage is again sponsored by Enwau.Wales domain names.