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Townhill by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Townhill division of Swansea Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Nick Bradley to start a new job in the USA.

Cyril Anderson held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
61.9%
UKIP
18.2%
Plaid Cymru
5.5%
Conservative
5.0%
Green
4.5%
Liberal Democrats
2.9%
TUSC
2.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Cyril Anderson 1,773 61.9% -8.6%
UKIP Tim Orr 523 18.2% n/a
Plaid Cymru Patrick Powell 159 5.5% n/a
Conservative Tom Giffard 143 5.0% +0.6%
Green Kevin Searley 130 4.5% n/a
Liberal Democrats Michael O'Carroll 82 2.9% -8.6%
TUSC Owen Herbert 56 2.0% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,250 (43.6%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result (3 seats)

Labour
70.5%
Davies
13.6%
Liberal Democrats
11.5%
Conservative
4.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Nick Bradley 1,166 70.5%
Labour Lesley Walton 1,110
Labour David Hopkins 1,093
Independent Samantha Davies 225 13.6%
Liberal Democrats Douglas Hunt 191 11.5%
Liberal Democrats Christopher McColgan 173
Liberal Democrats Samuel Rees 144
Conservative Myles Langstone 72 4.4%
Conservative David Helliwell 67
Conservative Amir Akhtar 54
Conservative Richard Strick-Jenkins 404
Turnout: 25.7% - Majority: 868 (52.5%)


Forum

By-election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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