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Alyn and Deeside by-election, 2018

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Alyn and Deeside constituency of the National Assembly for Wales on 6 February 2018, following the death of Labour AM Carl Sargeant.

Jack Sargeant, the son of Carl Sargeant, held the seat for Labour.


Result

Labour
60.7%
Conservative
25.4%
Liberal Democrats
6.3%
Plaid Cymru
5.7%
Green
1.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Jack Sargeant 11,267 60.7% +15.0%
Conservative Sarah Atherton 4,722 25.4% +4.4%
Liberal Democrats Donna Lalek 1,176 6.3% +1.8%
Plaid Cymru Carrie Harper 1,059 5.7% -3.3%
Green Duncan Rees 353 1.9% -0.5%
Turnout: 29.1% (-5.9%) - Spoiled: 39 - Majority: 6,545 (35.2%) - Swing: 5.3% Con to Lab


2016 result

Labour
45.7%
Conservative
21.0%
UKIP
17.4%
Plaid Cymru
9.0%
Liberal Democrats
4.5%
Green
2.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Carl Sargeant 9,922 45.7%
Conservative Mike Gibbs 4,558 21.0%
UKIP Michelle Margaret Brown 3,765 17.4%
Plaid Cymru Jacqui Hurst 1,944 9.0%
Liberal Democrats Peter Roy Williams 980 4.5%
Green Martin Morris Bennewith 527 2.4%
Turnout: 35.0% - Spoiled: 142 - Majority: 5,364 (24.7%)


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