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St Julian's by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrat hold

A by-election was held for the St Julian's division of Newport Council on 28 July 2016 following the death of Liberal Democrat Cllr Ed Townsend.

Carmel Townsend held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
53.7%
Labour
24.4%
UKIP
8.8%
Conservative
7.6%
Plaid Cymru
4.0%
Green
1.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Liberal Democrats Carmel Townsend 948 53.7% +11.6%
Labour Phil Hourahine 432 24.4% -20.4%
UKIP Andrew Byers 156 8.8% n/a
Conservative Carol Bader 135 7.6% -5.5%
Plaid Cymru Chris Priest 71 4.0% n/a
Green Mirka Virtanen 25 1.4% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 516 (29.2%) - Swing: 16.0% Lab to LD


2012 Result (3 seats)

Labour
44.8%
Liberal Democrats
42.1%
Conservative
13.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Emma Garland 1,020 44.8%
Labour Rhys Hutchings 981
Liberal Democrats Ed Townsend 958 42.1%
Labour Joshua Worrad 957
Liberal Democrats Carmel Townsend 873
Liberal Democrats Gill Ford 863
Conservative Vikky Howells 299 13.1%
Conservative Roy Lane 266
Conservative Marie Jermyn 243
Turnout: 36.3% - Majority: split ward


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