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Llay by-election, 2015

Liberal Democrats gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Llay division of Wrexham Council on 16 July 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr Malcolm Taylor.

Robert Walsh gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
52.2%
Labour
26.3%
Broderick
9.2%
Conservative
4.8%
UKIP
4.5%
Dodd
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Liberal Democrats Robert Walsh 700 52.2% n/a
Labour John Evans 353 26.3% -24.8%
Independent David Broderick 124 9.2% n/a
Conservative Emlyn Phennah 64 4.8% n/a
UKIP Jeanette Bassford-Barton 60 4.5% n/a
Independent David Dodd 41 3.1% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 347 (25.9%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result (2 seats)

Labour
51.1%
Williams
27.9%
Davies
21.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Malcolm Taylor 825 51.1%
Labour Terence Boland 702
Independent Malcolm Williams 450 27.9%
Independent Peter Davies 340 21.1%
Turnout: 34.3% - Majority: 252 (15.6%)


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By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

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By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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