A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Council by-elections

There were five yesterday:

Bicester North Ward, Cherwell DC. Con hold. Con 443 (65.9%, +7), Lab 130 (19.3%, -5.8), LD 99 (14.7% -1.3). Swing of 6.4% from Lab to Con since May this year.

Penrhynderdeuth Ward, Gwynedd CC. PC hold. PC 515 (62.5%, +4), Llais G 219 (26.6%, -14.9), Ind 90 (10.9%, +10.9). Swing of 9.5% from Llais G to PC since 2008.

Diffwys/Maenofferen Ward, Gwynedd CC. PC gain from Llais G. PC 219 (58.9%, +9.4), Llais G 153 (41.1%, -9.4). Swing of 9.4% from Llais G to PC since 2010.

Bishops Castle Division, Shropshire UA. LD hold. LD 801 (53.4%, +5.7), Con 544 (36.3%, -4.2), Lab 80 (5.3%, +5.3), Green 74 (4.9%, -6.9). Swing of 5% from Con to LD since 2009.

Nascot Ward, Watford BC.LD hold. LD 1021 (48.5%, +2.9), Con 818 (38.8%, +2.5), Lab 134 (6.4%, -5.3), Green 133 (6.3%, -0.1). Swing of 0.2% from Con to LD since Mat this year.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Excuse my ignorance but who or what is Llais G?

9:13 am, September 30, 2011

 
Blogger Luke Akehurst said...

A local break-away from Plaid Cymru.

9:26 am, September 30, 2011

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Turnout percentages---an idea whose time has come.

10:42 am, October 01, 2011

 

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