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Cilycwm by-election, 2016

Plaid Cymru gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Cilycwm division of Carmarthenshire Council on 22 September 2016 following the death of Independent Cllr Thomas Theophilus.

Dafydd Tomos gained the seat for Plaid Cymru.

Result

Plaid Cymru
27.8%
Davies
20.9%
Labour
17.0%
Paul
14.7%
People First
8.9%
Liberal Democrats
8.6%
Conservative
2.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Plaid Cymru Dafydd Tomos 201 27.8% n/a
Independent Thomas Davies 151 20.9% n/a
Labour Maria Carroll 123 17.0% n/a
Independent Matthew Paul 106 14.7% n/a
People First Jacqui Thompson 64 8.9% n/a
Liberal Democrats Catherine Nakielny 62 8.6% n/a
Conservative Steven Holmes 15 2.1% -17.1%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 50 (6.9%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result

Theophilus
43.4%
Thompson
37.3%
Conservative
19.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Independent Tom Theophilus 307 43.4%
Independent Jacqui Thompson 264 37.3%
Conservative Matthew Paul 136 19.2%
Turnout: 59.8% - Majority: 43 (6.1%)


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