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Brynmawr by-election, 2016

Independent Hodgins gain from Independent Hopkins

A by-election was held for the Brynmawr division of Blaenau Gwent Council on 29 September 2016 following the death of Independent Cllr John Hopkins.

Wayne Hodgins gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Hodgins
80.1%
Labour
19.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Wayne Hodgins 1,085 80.1% +65.9%
Labour Julian Gardner 270 19.9% -0.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 815 (60.1%) - Swing: 33.1% Lab to Hodgins


2012 Result (3 seats)

Hopkins
26.9%
Brown
20.3%
Labour
20.2%
Elias
18.3%
Hodgins
14.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Independent John Hopkins 943 26.9%
Independent Kevin Brown 713 20.3%
Labour Barrie Sutton 708 20.2%
Independent Lyn Elias 643 18.3%
Independent Wayne Hodgins 499 14.2%
Labour Olwen Swales 487
Labour Nigel Boyd 399
Turnout: not published - Majority: split ward


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