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Morriston by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Morriston division of Swansea Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr John Davies to retire.

Ceri Evans held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
55.6%
Conservative
20.5%
Plaid Cymru
18.7%
Liberal Democrats
5.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Ceri Evans 3,988 55.6% +4.9%
Conservative Thomas Morgan 1,469 20.5% +10.7%
Plaid Cymru Dic Jones 1,344 18.7% +3.1%
Liberal Democrats John Jenkins 372 5.2% -1.7%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 2,519 (35.1%) - Swing: 2.9% Lab to Con


2012 Result (5 seats)

Labour
50.7%
Davies
17.0%
Plaid Cymru
15.6%
Conservative
9.8%
Liberal Democrats
6.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour John Davies 2,599 50.7%
Labour Rob Stewart 2,500
Labour Robert Francis-Davies 2,342
Labour Andrea Harrington 2,302
Labour Yvonne Jardine 2,190
Independent Adrian Davies 869 17.0%
Plaid Cymru Dic Jones 800 15.6%
Conservative James Hatton 504 9.8%
Conservative Bill Hughes 501
Conservative Sheila Morgan 467
Conservative Richard Strick-Jenkins 404
Liberal Democrats Ken Anderson 351 6.9%
Conservative Jennifer Bickerstaff 341
Liberal Democrats Rosemarie Bridgeman 276
Liberal Democrats Owen Roberts 254
Liberal Democrats Anjali Kadam 187
Turnout: 30.0% - Majority: 1,321 (25.8%)


Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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