Frank Little

Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Bryncoch South, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Learn more

It was not to be

by franklittle on 5 May, 2017

I finished bottom of the poll in Bryncoch South. Congratulations to Janice Dudley and Chris Williams, the successful Plaid Cymru candidates.

Bryncoch South – results
Election Candidate Party Votes %
Janice Dudley Plaid Cymru- The Party of Wales 848 25% Elected
Chris Williams Plaid Cymru- The Party of Wales 808 24% Elected
Emma Jane Denholm-Hall Welsh Labour / Llafur Cymru 460 14% Not elected
Alex Sims Welsh Labour / Llafur Cymru 393 12% Not elected
Richard James Minshull Welsh Conservatives / Ceidwadwyr Cymreig 366 11% Not elected
Shadanna Courtney Leigh Wycherley Welsh Conservatives / Ceidwadwyr Cymreig 290 9% Not elected
Catrin Louise Brock Wales Green Party / Plaid Werdd Cymru 110 3% Not elected
Frank Little Welsh Liberal Democrats / Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol Cymru 102 3% Not elected
Voting Summary
Details Number
Seats 2
Total votes 3377
Number of ballot papers issued 1810
Number of ballot papers rejected 8
Share of the votes (%)
Janice Dudley 25% Elected
Chris Williams 24% Elected
Emma Jane Denholm-Hall 14% Not elected
Alex Sims 12% Not elected
Richard James Minshull 11% Not elected
Shadanna Courtney Leigh Wycherley 9% Not elected
Catrin Louise Brock 3% Not elected
Frank Little 3% Not elected
Results graph
Rejected ballot papers
Description Number
Want of the official mark 2
Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to 6
Total rejected 8

Congratulations to Helen Ceri Clarke, who was not only LibDems sole winner on the night, but also our first woman councillor:

Coedffranc West – results
Election Candidate Party Votes %
Helen Ceri Clarke Welsh Liberal Democrats / Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol Cymru 806 75% Elected
Chris Wingrave Welsh Labour / Llafur Cymru 268 25% Not elected
Voting Summary
Details Number
Seats 1
Total votes 1074
Number of ballot papers issued 1087
Number of ballot papers rejected 13
Share of the votes (%)
Helen Ceri Clarke 75% Elected
Chris Wingrave 25% Not elected
Results graph
Rejected ballot papers
Description Number
Unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 6
Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to 7
Total rejected 13
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