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Ogmore Vale by-election, 2015

Labour gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Ogmore Vale division of Bridgend Council on 12 November 2015 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Della Hughes.

Dhanisha Patel gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
48.8%
Shepherd
27.1%
Plaid Cymru
13.5%
Conservative
6.3%
UKIP
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Dhanisha Patel 365 48.8% +3.8%
Independent Ralph Shepherd 203 27.1% n/a
Plaid Cymru Tim Thomas 101 13.5% n/a
Conservative Jamie Wallis 47 6.3% n/a
UKIP Sally Hyde 32 4.3% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 162 (21.7%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result

Hughes
55.0%
Labour
45.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Independent Della Hughes 505 55.0%
Labour Ralph Shepherd 414 45.0%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 91 (9.9%)


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By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

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By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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