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Denbigh Lower by-election, 2016

Independent Young gain from Independent Davies

A by-election was held for the Denbigh Lower division of Denbighshire Council on 2 June 2016 following the death of Independent Cllr Richard Davies.

Mark Young gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Young
36.3%
Plaid Cymru
29.4%
Conservative
14.8%
Labour
10.1%
Liberal Democrats
9.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Mark Young 389 36.3% +18.9%
Plaid Cymru Rhys Thomas 315 29.4% +16.1%
Conservative Lara Pritchard 159 14.8% +10.7%
Labour John McGuire 108 10.1% n/a
Liberal Democrats Gwyn Williams 101 9.4% +4.7%
Turnout: 29.8% (-15.7%) - Majority: 74 (6.9%) - Swing: 1.4% Plaid to Young


2012 Result (2 seats)

Bartley
33.6%
Davies
19.9%
Young
17.4%
Plaid Cymru
13.3%
Stevens
7.0%
Liberal Democrats
4.7%
Conservative
4.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Independent John Bartley 977 33.6%
Independent Richard Davies 579 19.9%
Independent Mark Young 505 17.4%
Plaid Cymru Jean Gwynn 386 13.3%
Independent Keith Stevens 204 7.0%
Liberal Democrats William Williams 138 4.7%
Conservative Diane Highton 118 4.1%
Turnout: 45.5% - Majority: split ward


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