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Bettws, 2012

A by-election was held for the Bettws ward of Bridgend Council on 30 August 2012 following the death of Labour Cllr Christopher Michaelides.

Martyn Jones held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
79.9%
Jones
15.5%
Green
2.6%
Conservative
1.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Martyn Jones 494 79.9% +3.6%
Independent Catherine Jones 96 15.5% +15.5%
Green Gareth Harris 16 2.6% -21.1%
Conservative Matthew Voisey 12 1.9% +1.9%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Labour
76.3%
Green
23.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Christopher Michaelides 273 76.3%
Green Gareth Harris 85 23.7%


News
"Candidates line up in race to become councillor for Betws ward", Daily Post, 16 August
"Eighteen-year-old follows her A-level results with council by-election", Glamorgan Gazette, 16 August
"Candidates line up in race to become councillor for Betws ward", Glamorgan Gazette, 16 August
"Tributes to Betws councillor Christopher Michaelides", Glamorgan Gazette, 28 June
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