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Bryncrug/Llanfihangel, 2012

A by-election was held for the Bryncrug/Llanfihangel ward of Gwynedd Council on 14 June 2012 following the nomination of no candidates in the May election.

Beth Lawton gained the seat as an Independent.

Result
Vote Share
Lawton
42.4%
Plaid Cymru
27.2%
Pughe
13.2%
Clarke
10.2%
Llais Gwynedd
7.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Beth Lawton 212 42.4% +42.4%
Plaid Cymru Alun Evans 136 27.2% +27.2%
Independent John Pughe 66 13.2% +13.2%
Independent Nancy Clarke 51 10.2% +10.2%
Llais Gwynedd Gwyn Hughes 35 7.0% +7.0%


2008 Result
Vote Share
Pierce
Unopposed

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Independent Richard Pierce Unopposed


News
"By-election decides balance of power", Cambrian News, 10 May
"Vote 2012: By-election in Bryncrug to decide Gwynedd control", BBC News, 4 May
"Local elections: Gwynedd council ward has no candidates", BBC News, 5 April
"Bryncrug....the place that politics forgot", Daily Post, 5 April
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