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New Tredegar by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the New Tredegar division of Caerphilly Council on 23 July 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Gerald Jones, now MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney.

Mark Evans held the seat for Labour.

An earlier by-election was held for New Tredegar on 25 October 2012, covered here.

Result

Labour
82.5%
UKIP
11.5%
Conservative
6.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Mark Evans 648 82.5% +9.8%
UKIP Ian Gorman 90 11.5% n/a
Conservative Robert Lea 47 6.0% n/a
Turnout: 23.4% (-12.2%) - Majority: 558 (71.1%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result (2 seats)

Labour
72.7%
Jones
27.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Gerald Jones 965 72.7%
Labour Les Rees 744
Independent Morgan Jones 362 27.3%
Turnout: 35.6% - Majority: 382 (28.8%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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