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Pentrych by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Pentrych division of Cardiff City Council on 30 June 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Craig Williams, now MP for Cardiff North.

Gavin John held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
40.2%
Plaid Cymru
39.0%
Labour
16.8%
Mughal
1.7%
Green
1.6%
Liberal Democrats
0.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Gavin John 561 40.2% -14.2%
Plaid Cymru Hywel Wigley 543 39.0% +26.9%
Labour Paul Fisher 234 16.8% -12.3%
Independent Munawar Mughal 24 1.7% n/a
Green Ruth Osner 22 1.6% -1.2%
Liberal Democrats Cadan ap Tomos 10 0.7% -0.9%
Turnout: 49.8% - Majority: 18 (1.3%) - Swing: 20.6% Con to PC


2012 Result

Conservative
54.4%
Labour
29.1%
Plaid Cymru
12.1%
Green
2.8%
Liberal Democrats
1.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Conservative Craig Williams 772 54.4%
Labour Christine Priday 413 29.1%
Plaid Cymru Penri Williams 171 12.1%
Green Lucy Hiscox 40 2.8%
Liberal Democrats Adam Evans 22 1.6%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 359 (25.3%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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