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Gurnos by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Gurnos division of Merthyr Tydfil Council on 7 May 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr David Jarrett.

Mike O'Neill held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
40.5%
Canavan
40.0%
Davies
19.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Mike O'Neill 706 40.5% +15.2%
Independent Gregory Canavan 698 40.0% +22.1%
Independent Lee Davies 340 19.5% n/a
Turnout: 49.0% (+15.8%) - Majority: 8 (0.5%) - Swing: 3.5% Lab to Canavan


2012 Result (4 seats)

Labour
25.3%
Tovey
21.4%
Llewellyn
17.9%
Canavan
17.9%
Brown
17.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Rhonda Braithwaite 591 25.3%
Labour Bill Smith 586
Independent Clive Tovey 500 21.4%
Labour David Jarrett 496
Labour Sian Bevan 492
Independent Richard Llewellyn 419 17.9%
Independent Gregory Canavan 417 17.9%
Independent Adam Brown 408 17.5%
Turnout: 33.2% - Majority: split result


Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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