WELSH LABOUR has announced the re-selection of 26 sitting constituency Assembly Members to contest the 2021 election for the National Assembly for Wales.
A re-selection process for Mid and West Wales Regional AMs Joyce Watson and Eluned Morgan will take place separately.
The full list of re-selected Welsh Labour candidates are:
Aberavon: David Rees AM
Alyn and Deeside: Jack Sargeant AM
Blaenau Gwent: Alun Davies AM
Caerphilly: Hefin David AM
Cardiff Central: Jenny Rathbone AM
Cardiff North: Julie Morgan AM
Cardiff South and Penarth: Vaughan Gething AM
Cardiff West: Mark Drakeford AM
Clwyd South: Ken Skates AM
Cynon Valley: Vikki Howells AM
Delyn: Hannah Blythyn AM
Gower: Rebecca Evans AM
Islwyn: Rhianon Passmore AM
Llanelli: Lee Waters AM
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney: Dawn Bowden AM
Neath: Jeremy Miles AM
Newport East: John Griffiths AM
Newport West: Jayne Bryant AM
Ogmore: Huw Irranca-Davies AM
Pontypridd: Mick Antoniw AM
Swansea East: Mike Hedges AM
Swansea West: Julie James AM
Torfaen: Lynne Neagle AM
Vale of Clwyd: Ann Jones AM
Vale of Glamorgan: Jane Hutt AM
Wrexham: Lesley Griffiths AM
Carwyn Jones AM (Bridgend) has previously indicated his decision not to re-stand. A selection procedure for Bridgend will follow in due course.
In order to be re-selected, AMs needed to secure a majority of nominations from party branches and affiliates in their local Constituency Labour Parties (CLPs).