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Cyfarthfa, 2012

A by-election will be held for the Cyfarthfa ward of Merthyr Tydfil Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Merthyr Independents Cllr Les Elliott.

Margaret Davies gained the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
33.0%
Merthyr Independents
31.2%
Eddery
24.8%
Plaid Cymru
8.7%
Conservative
2.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Margaret Davies 385 33.0% -5.0%
Merthyr Independents Malcolm Jenkins 364 31.2% -13.1%
Independent Malcolm Eddery 289 24.8% +24.8%
Plaid Cymru Mark Evans 101 8.7% -9.0%
Conservative Jaswinder Beghal 26 2.2% +2.2%


2012 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Merthyr Independents
44.3%
Labour
38.0%
Plaid Cymru
17.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Merthyr Independents Les Elliott 797 44.3%
Merthyr Independents Paul Brown 760
Labour Tony Chaplin 683 38.0%
Merthyr Independents Malcolm Jenkins 655
Labour Margaret Davies 640
Labour David Chaplin
Plaid Cymru Mark Evans 318 17.7%


News
"Merthyr councillor Les Elliott resigns, sparking by-election"
Merthyr Express, 26 July


Forum
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