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Rhyl West by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Rhyl West division of Denbighshire Council on 27 October 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Ian Armstrong.

Alan James held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
48.0%
Conservative
22.4%
Shone
13.3%
Webster
10.1%
Liberal Democrats
6.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Alan James 199 48.0% -2.3%
Conservative Leslie Harker 93 22.4% +8.3%
Independent Norman Shone 55 13.3% n/a
Independent Mark Webster 42 10.1% n/a
Liberal Democrats Keith Kirwan 26 6.3% n/a
Turnout: 11.7% (-8.3%) - Majority: 106 (25.5%) - Swing: 5.3% Lab to Con


2012 Result (2 seats)

Labour
50.3%
Thomas
18.9%
Plaid Cymru
16.6%
Conservative
14.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Joan Butterfield 378 50.3%
Labour Ian Armstrong 361
Independent David Thomas 142 18.9%
Plaid Cymru Norman Shone 125 16.6%
Conservative Michael Espley 106 14.1%
Conservative Paul Sumner 99
Turnout: 20.0% - Majority: 219 (29.2%)


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