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Grangetown by-election, 2016

Plaid Cymru gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Grangetown ward of Cardiff Council on 3 November 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Chris Lomax.

Mohammed Taruq Awan gained the seat for Plaid Cymru.

Result

Plaid Cymru
42.0%
Labour
37.9%
Conservative
10.4%
UKIP
5.1%
Liberal Democrats
4.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Plaid CymruMohammed Taruq Awan 1,16342.0%+8.5%
LabourMaliika Kaaba 1,04937.9%-2.3%
ConservativeMichael Stewart Bryan 28710.4%+3.6%
UKIPRichard Vaughan Lewis 1415.1%n/a
Liberal DemocratsAsghar Javed Ali 1274.6%-6.6%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 114 (4.1%) - Swing: 5.4% Lab to PC


2012 Result (3 seats)

Labour
40.2%
Plaid Cymru
33.5%
Liberal Democrats
11.2%
Conservative
6.8%
Green
4.8%
Christian
1.9%
Communist
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
LabourAshley Govier 1,81240.2%
LabourChris Lomax 1,709
LabourLynda Thorne 1,704
Plaid CymruAbdul Sattar 1,51133.5%
Plaid CymruLuke Nicholas 1,391
Liberal DemocratsFrancesca Montemaggi 50511.2%
Liberal DemocratsDavid Morgan 501
Liberal DemocratsPaul Harding 489
ConservativeVincent Bailey 3086.8%
ConservativeAxel Kaehne 266
ConservativeKarys Oram 251
GreenRosemary Best 2154.8%
GreenKenneth Barker 205
ChristianClive Bate 841.9%
CommunistRick Newnham 771.7%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 193 (4.3%)


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