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Bettws by-election, 2015

New Independent gain

A by-election was held for the Bettws division of Newport City Council on 26 November 2015 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Noel Trigg for health reasons.

Janet Cleverly gained the seat as a new Independent.

Result

Cleverly
31.8%
Labour
27.9%
Jordan
26.1%
Conservative
10.8%
Green
2.7%
Liberal Democrats
0.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Janet Cleverly 336 31.8% n/a
Labour Glyn Jarvis 294 27.9% +6.9%
Independent Jason Jordan 275 26.1% n/a
Conservative Lewis Williams 114 10.8% n/a
Green Peter Varley 29 2.7% n/a
Liberal Democrats Paul L'Allier 7 0.7% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 42 (4.0%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result (3 seats)

Trigg
28.7%
Whitehead
26.6%
Labour
21.0%
Baker
18.2%
Christian
5.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Independent Noel Trigg 840 28.7%
Independent Kevin Whitehead 779 26.6%
Labour Val Delahaye 616 21.0%
Labour Kieron Dineen 594
Labour Glyn Jarvis 584
Independent Susan Baker 534 18.2%
Christian John Harrold 158 5.4%
Turnout: not published - Majority: split ward


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