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New Brighton by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the New Brighton division of Flintshire Council on 18 February 2016 following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Amanda Bragg.

Sara Parker held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
47.4%
Labour
27.2%
Conservative
17.4%
Yorke
8.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Liberal Democrats Sara Parker 385 47.4% +2.0%
Labour Linda Pierce 221 27.2% -5.2%
Conservative Zulya Taylor 141 17.4% -4.8%
Independent John Yorke 65 8.0% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 164 (20.2%) - Swing: 3.6% Lab to LD


2012 Result

Liberal Democrats
45.4%
Labour
32.4%
Conservative
22.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Liberal Democrats Amanda Bragg 469 45.4%
Labour Graham Sherwood 334 32.4%
Conservative Adrian Johnson 229 22.2%
Turnout: 43.3% - Majority: 135 (13.1%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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