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Hengoed by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Hengoed division of Carmarthenshire Council on 19 February 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr George Edwards.

Penny Edwards held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
33.2%
Plaid Cymru
31.0%
UKIP
15.0%
People First
7.9%
Skinner
7.5%
Conservative
5.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Penny Edwards 335 33.2% +7.0%
Plaid Cymru Martin Davies 313 31.0% +6.6%
UKIP Bramwell Richards 152 15.0% n/a
People First Wynford Samuel 80 7.9% -18.2%
Independent Edward Skinner 76 7.5% n/a
Conservative Stephen Davies 54 5.3% n/a
Turnout: 35.3% (-2.6%) - Majority: 22 (2.2%) - Swing: 0.2% PC to Lab


2012 Result (2 seats)

Labour
26.2%
People First
26.1%
Plaid Cymru
24.4%
Roberts
16.5%
Jenkins
6.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour George Edwards 338 26.2%
People First Sian Caiach 337 26.1%
Plaid Cymru Martin Davies 315 24.4%
Plaid Cymru Mike Evans 271
People First Ken Jones 261
Labour Sue Lewis 253
Independent Fred Roberts 213 16.5%
Independent Heidi Jenkins 89 6.9%
Turnout: 37.9% - Majority: 1 (0.1%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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