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Cockett by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Cockett division of Swansea Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Mitchell Theaker to start a new job in Dubai.

Elliott King held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
44.2%
Plaid Cymru
21.7%
Conservative
14.5%
Liberal Democrats
12.5%
Green
5.1%
TUSC
2.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Elliott King 2,741 44.2% -4.4%
Plaid Cymru Dai Lloyd 1,345 21.7% -0.6%
Conservative Rebecca Singh 899 14.5% +9.7%
Liberal Democrats Nicola Holley 776 12.5% -5.6%
Green Mike Whittall 314 5.1% n/a
TUSC Dave Phillips 128 2.1% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,396 (22.5%) - Swing: 1.9% Lab to PC


2012 Result (4 seats)

Labour
48.6%
Plaid Cymru
22.3%
Liberal Democrats
18.1%
Hughes
6.2%
Conservative
4.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Ann Cook 1,949 48.6%
Labour Andrew Jones 1,913
Labour Geraint Owens 1,707
Labour Mitchell Theaker 1,601
Plaid Cymru Dai Lloyd 895 22.3%
Liberal Democrats Nicola Holley 728 18.1%
Liberal Democrats Keith Morgan 723
Liberal Democrats Jim Kelleher 637
Liberal Democrats Hazel Morgan 580
Plaid Cymru Patricia Sanderson 533
Plaid Cymru Vanessa Webb 498
Plaid Cymru Rhodri Thomas 484
Independent Veronyca Hughes 248 6.2%
Conservative Matthew Johnson 192 4.8%
Conservative Liam Kelly 166
Conservative Victoria Steventon 155
Conservative Michael Overthrow 154
Turnout: 32.9% - Majority: 706 (17.6%)


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By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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