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Buttrills, 2012

A by-election was held for the Buttrills ward of Vale of Glamorgan Council on 2 August 2012 following the death of Labour Cllr Margaret Alexander.

Ian Johnson gained the seat for Plaid Cymru.

Result
Vote Share
Plaid Cymru
44.5%
Labour
41.4%
Conservative
7.4%
Green
6.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Plaid Cymru Ian Johnson 541 44.5% +16.4%
Labour Brian Morris 503 41.4% -8.2%
Conservative Thomas Burley 90 7.4% -5.8%
Independent David Green 82 6.7% -2.5%


2012 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
49.6%
Plaid Cymru
28.1%
Conservative
13.2%
Green
9.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Margaret Alexander 742 49.6%
Labour Stuart Egan 690
Plaid Cymru Ian Johnson 420 28.1%
Plaid Cymru Stephen Blakeman 388
Conservative Thomas Burley 197 13.2%
Conservative Michael Harvey 172
Independent David Green 138 9.2%


News
"Plaid win Barry's Buttrills ward Vale and Town Council by-elections", Barry and District News, 11 August
"Buttrills by-election on Thursday", Barry and District News, 31 July
"By-election set for Barry's Buttrills ward", Barry and District News, 18 June
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