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Risca East, 2013

A by-election was held for the Risca East division of Caerphilly County Borough Council on 2 May 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Stan Jenkins.

A later by-election was held for this ward on 6 October 2016, covered here.

Philippa Leonard held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
44.4%
Owen
25.1%
Edwards
17.5%
Plaid Cymru
10.0%
Conservative
3.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Philippa Leonard 529 44.4% -12.9%
Independent Bob Owen 299 25.1% +25.1%
Independent Cliff Edwards 209 17.5% +17.5%
Plaid Cymru Matthew Farrell 119 10.0% -8.8%
Conservative Cameron Muir-Jones 36 3.0% +3.0%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Labour
57.3%
Derraven
24.0%
Plaid Cymru
18.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Stan Jenkins 953 57.3%
Labour Nigel George 789
Labour Rhianon Passmore 769
Independent Rob Derraven 399 24.0%
Plaid Cymru Matthew Farrell 312 18.8%
Plaid Cymru Brian Hancock 275
Plaid Cymru Ian Ackerman 186


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