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Llantwit Major by-election, 2015

Conservative gain from Llantwit First

A by-election was held for the Llantwit Major division of Vale of Glamorgan Council on 26 March 2015 following the death of Llantwit First Cllr Keith Geary.

Tony Bennett gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
40.7%
Llantwit First
40.3%
Labour
15.2%
Plaid Cymru
3.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Tony Bennett 1,016 40.7% +18.7%
Llantwit First Mick Mason 1,004 40.3% -15.7%
Labour Jack Hawkins 379 15.2% +0.5%
Plaid Cymru Wynford Bellin 95 3.8% -3.5%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 12 (0.5%) - Swing: 17.2% LF to Con


2012 Result (4 seats)

Llantwit First
56.0%
Conservative
22.0%
Labour
14.7%
Plaid Cymru
7.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Llantwit First Gwyn John 2,068 56.0%
Llantwit First Eric Hacker 1,603
Llantwit First Edward Williams 1,490
Llantwit First Keith Geary 1,327
Conservative John Clifford 813 22.0%
Conservative Ralph Austin 759
Conservative Russell Downe 544
Labour Graham Price 541 14.7%
Conservative Bob Gant 536
Labour Amy Beech 502
Labour Matthew Batchelor 471
Labour Katie Denman 411
Plaid Cymru Dafydd Stephens 269 7.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 514 (13.9%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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