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Mynyddbach by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Mynyddbach division of Swansea Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Byron Owen.

Mike Lewis held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
57.5%
Plaid Cymru
12.8%
Conservative
12.1%
Independents @ Swansea
9.9%
Liberal Democrats
4.5%
Wakeling
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Mike Lewis 1,525 57.5% +14.6%
Plaid Cymru Shan Couch 340 12.8% n/a
Conservative Patrick Morgan 321 12.1% +5.8%
Independents @ Swansea Noel West 263 9.9% -11.8%
Liberal Democrats Charlene Webster 120 4.5% -2.3%
Independent Ashley Wakeling 82 3.1% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,185 (44.7%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result (3 seats)

Labour
42.9%
Welsby
22.2%
Independents @ Swansea
21.7%
Liberal Democrats
6.8%
Conservative
6.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Ceinwen Thomas 1,348 42.9%
Labour Byron Owen 1,321
Labour Gloria Tanner 1,190
Independent Ray Welsby 699 22.2%
Independents @ Swansea Audrey Clement 683 21.7%
Independents @ Swansea Noel West 476
Liberal Democrats Ann Jamal 215 6.8%
Conservative John Ward 199 6.3%
Conservative Emma Lynall 135
Turnout: 34.9% - Majority: 491 (15.6%)


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