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Moriah by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Moriah division of Caerphilly Council on 31 March 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Gina Bevan.

David Harse held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
55.7%
Bailie
23.5%
Diggle
10.7%
UKIP
9.2%
Conservative
0.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour David Harse 464 55.7% +8.6%
Independent Peter Bailie 196 23.5% n/a
Independent Mervyn Diggle 89 10.7% n/a
UKIP Ian Gorman 77 9.2% n/a
Conservative Nigel Godfrey 7 0.8% n/a
Turnout: 27.5% (-9.1%) - Majority: 268 (32.2%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result (2 seats)

Labour
47.1%
Plaid Cymru
28.4%
Jones
24.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour John Bevan 698 47.1%
Labour Gina Bevan 543
Plaid Cymru Nathan Flanagan 420 28.4%
Independent Lynn Jones 363 24.5%
Turnout: 36.6% - Majority: 123 (8.3%)


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