There was a By election on Caerphilly county borough counci last Thursday l: Eluned Stenner, daughter of the late Les Rees, was elected to succeed him as councillor for New Tredegar division on 25 October. held the seat for the Labour Party.
Gillian Mary Jones Plaid Cymru 95 (11.7; +11.7)
Cameron Muir-Jones Cons 24 ( 3.0; +3.0)
Eluned Stenner Labour 692 - (85.3; +12.6 ( Elected)
Turn out 24%
Although this is a Labour Stronghold and only an Independent stood against them last time Last Time.It confirms Labours new dominance in Caerphilly, and there seems to be no signs of a Plaid Comeback as yet
Gerald Jones Labour 965 (Elected)
Morgan Jones Independent 362
Les Rees Labour 744 (Elected)
There may be a bigger challenge in two Elections on November 15 on Conwy county borough council: Deganwy division after the resignation of Independent councillor (and frequent blogger) Jason Weyman.
Samantha Cotton Con 539 Elected
Julie Fallon Con 484
Terrance James LibDem 217
Jason Weyman. Ind 730 Elected
There are Seven Nominations so it might be interesting
There will also be an election on Merthyr Tydfil county borough council: on 15 November in Cyfarthfa after the resignation of Merthyr Independents councillor Les Elliott.
Elliott Les Merthyr Independents 7 97 Elected
Brown Paul Merthyr Independents 760 Elected
Chaplin Tony Welsh Labour 683 Elected
Jenkins Malcolm Merthyr Independents 655
Davies Margaret Welsh Labour 640
Chaplin David Welsh Labour 601
Evans Mark Plaid Cymru 318
5 Nominations here.Should be between Labour and Methyr Independents Where the candidates Margaret Davies and Malcolm Jenkins just lost out last time . Though Plaids Mark Evans may pull s surprise
There will be justice carried out today on Denbighshire county council: The recount ordered for Prestatyn North division, following the cock up in May's election count, will take place in the High Court on Monday 29 October.
Neath Port Talbot have still to call the vacancy in Neath South division after the death of Labour councillor and former Mayor Mal Gunter. despite it being announced on August 28 . Why the delay?.