Saturday, 5 November 2016

Cardiff, Grangetown Council by election result 3rd November 2016

Link to >>> Council Election Results May 2016 - April 2017


Cardiff, Grangetown - Plaid Cymru gain from Labour

Party  2016 votes    2016 share  since 2012 "top"since 2012 "average"since 2008 "top"since 2008 "average"
Plaid Cymru
1,163
41.1%
+7.7%
+7.6%
+15.3%
+16.5%
Labour
1,049
37.1%
-3.1%
-3.0%
+10.4%
+9.7%
Conservative
287
10.2%
+3.3%
+3.8%
-2.7%
-2.5%
Liberal Democrat 
187
6.6%
-4.6%
-4.9%
-25.3%
-25.8
UKIP
141
5.0%
from nowhere
from nowhere
from nowhere
from nowhere
Green


-4.8%
-4.8%


Christian


-1.9%
-1.9%


Communist


-1.7%
-1.8%
-2.7%
-2.9%
Total votes
2,827

63%
65%
66%
69%

Swing Labour to Plaid Cymru ~5¼% since 2012 and if meaningful ~2½% / 3½% since 2008

Council now 41 Labour, 16 Liberal Democrat, 9 Conservative, 5 Plaid Cymru, 3 Independent, 1 Health

Grangetown - Cardiff - Chris Lomax (Labour) died. He was a councillor since 2012. He was a baker and a NHS worker during his working life.

2012: Lab 1812/1709/1704, PC 1511/1467/1391, LD 505/501/489, Con 308/266/251, Grn 215/205, Christian 84, Communist 77
2008: LD 1357/1319/1317, Lab 1138/1131/1104, PC 1099/1009/920, Con 546/533/482, Communist 117
2004: LD 1424/1417/1404, Lab 1122/1113/1072, PC 838/764/749, Con 427/420/369 

Asghar Ali (Welsh Liberal Democrats / Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol Cymru)
Tariq Awan (Plaid Cymru - The Party of Wales)
Michael Bryan (Welsh Conservative Party Candidate) 
Maliika Kaaba (Welsh Labour / Llafur Cymru)
Richard Lewis (UKIP)

The UKIP candidate gives an address in Swindon, Wiltshire.

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