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Rhyl South West by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Rhyl South West division of Denbighshire Council on 19 March 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr Margaret McCarroll.

Peter Prendergast held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
63.6%
Conservative
17.6%
Plaid Cymru
8.3%
Hannam
7.0%
Liberal Democrats
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Peter Prendergast 474 63.6% +2.7%
Conservative Melanie Jones 131 17.6% +8.7%
Plaid Cymru David Wilmot 62 8.3% n/a
Independent Diana Hannam 52 7.0% n/a
Liberal Democrats David Dear 26 3.5% -1.9%
Turnout: 20.1% (-10.7%) - Majority: 343 (46.0%) - Swing: 3.0% Lab to Con


2012 Result (2 seats)

Labour
60.9%
Thomas
14.1%
Williams
10.8%
Conservative
8.9%
Liberal Democrats
5.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Patricia Jones 797 60.9%
Labour Margaret McCarroll 647
Independent David Thomas 184 14.1%
Independent Glyn Williams 141 10.8%
Conservative Harold Bennett 116 8.9%
Conservative William Dawson 96
Liberal Democrats David Dear 71 5.4%
Turnout: 30.8% - Majority: 463 (35.4%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on Welsh Elections Blog

Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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