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Kidwelly by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Kidwelly division of Carmarthenshire Council on 19 November 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr Keith Davies.

Ryan Thomas held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
33.8%
Plaid Cymru
29.1%
Burke-Lloyd
20.8%
People First
6.8%
Conservative
6.2%
Summers
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Ryan Thomas 288 33.8% -10.6%
Plaid Cymru Dilwyn Jones 248 29.1% n/a
Independent Frances Burke-Lloyd 177 20.8% +2.3%
People First Stephen Bowen 58 6.8% -16.5%
Conservative Stephen Davies 53 6.2% n/a
Independent Vivian Summers 28 3.3% n/a
Turnout: 31.1% (-17.7%) - Majority: 40 (4.7%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result

Labour
44.4%
People First
23.3%
Burke-Lloyd
18.5%
Davies
13.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Keith Davies 571 44.4%
People First Huw Gilasbey 300 23.3%
Independent Frances Burke-Lloyd 238 18.5%
Independent Ray Davies 177 13.8%
Turnout: 48.8% - Majority: 271 (21.1%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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