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Prestatyn East by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Prestatyn East division of Denbighshire Council on 16 July 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr James Davies, now MP for Vale of Clwyd.

Anton Sampson held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
50.9%
Labour
36.0%
German
7.3%
Plaid Cymru
5.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Anton Sampson 528 50.9% +17.3%
Labour Ken Wells 373 36.0% +12.7%
Independent Mike German 76 7.3% n/a
Plaid Cymru Jan Williams 60 5.8% n/a
Turnout: 31.7% (-7.4%) - Majority: 155 (14.9%) - Swing: 2.3% Lab to Con


2012 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
33.6%
Labour
23.3%
Peters
20.6%
Knapp
19.2%
Green
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Conservative James Davies 524 33.6%
Conservative Julian Thompson-Hill 463
Labour Caroline Holliday 364 23.3%
Labour Kenneth Wells 341
Independent Julie Peters 322 20.6%
Independent Leanne Knapp 300 19.2%
Green John Roney 50 3.2%
Turnout: 39.1% - Majority: 99 (6.3%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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