South East Wales

Labour holds Ogmore in by-election with 52% of the vote

Christopher Elmore

Labour's Christopher Elmore has become the new MP for Ogmore after winning the Parliamentary by-election with 52% of the vote.

The poll was held as former Labour MP Huw Irranca-Davies stood down to run for - and win - the Welsh Assembly election in the same area, part of Bridgend county borough.

In the 2015 General Election, Labour won the seat with 52% of the vote and the Conservatives came second with 15%.

UKIP came second this time around.

Full result:

  • Chris Elmore (Welsh Labour) - 12,383
  • Glenda Davies (UKIP Wales) - 3,808
  • Abi Thomas (Plaid Cymru) - 3,683
  • Alex Williams (Welsh Conservatives) - 2,956
  • Janet Ellard (Welsh Liberal Democrats) - 702

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