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Ynysddu by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Ynysddu division of Caerphilly Council on 7 April 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Colin Durham.

Philippa Marsden held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
58.9%
UKIP
21.1%
Plaid Cymru
15.7%
Liberal Democrats
4.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Philippa Marsden 502 58.9% -2.5%
UKIP Joe Smyth 180 21.1% n/a
Plaid Cymru Marina Pritchard 134 15.7% -16.9%
Liberal Democrats Matthew Kidner 36 4.2% n/a
Turnout: 31.6% (-7.0%) - Majority: 322 (37.8%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result (2 seats)

Labour
61.4%
Plaid Cymru
32.6%
Conservative
6.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Labour Jan Jones 719 61.4%
Labour Colin Durham 559
Plaid Cymru Donald Cullen 382 32.6%
Plaid Cymru Marina Pritchard 224
Conservative Mark Howells 70 6.0%
Conservative Sylvia Davies 57
Turnout: 38.6% - Majority: 177 (15.1%)


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