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Penydarren by-election, 2014

Labour gain from UKIP

A by-election was held for the Penydarren division of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council on 31 July 2014 following the death of UKIP Cllr Neil Greer.

John McCarthy gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
31.3%
Baker-Thomas
28.6%
Barsi
27.7%
Liberal Democrats
7.5%
Conservative
4.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour John McCarthy 257 31.3% +10.9%
Independent Kerry Baker-Thomas 235 28.6% +17.3%
Independent Clive Barsi 228 27.7% +12.0%
Liberal Democrats Robert Griffin 62 7.5% n/a
Conservative Kimberly Murphy 40 4.9% n/a
Turnout: 24.1% (n/a) - Majority: 22 (2.7%) - Swing: n/a


2012 Result (3 seats)
Jones
23.5%
UKIP
21.0%
Labour
20.4%
Barsi
15.7%
Baker
11.3%
Regan
8.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Independent Allan Jones 656 23.5%
UKIP Neil Greer 588 21.0%
Labour David Isaac 569 20.4%
Independent Clive Barsi 438 15.7%
Labour John McCarthy 435
Labour Jaz Johal 337
Independent Kerry Baker 315 11.3%
Independent Maria Regan 230 8.2%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 68 (2.4%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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