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Liberal Democrats win unusual Tuesday by-election in Cardiff with 15% swing from Conservatives

Six council by-elections this week, including a trio of Liberal Democrat defences and a rare Tuesday polling day for the by-election in Cardiff (a place that seems to be making a habit of using Tuesdays). Plus also a Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) by-election.

Cyncoed, Cardiff

The Tuesday by-election is a Liberal Democrat defence with Robert Hopkins standing.

Note, once again, how it is the Liberal Democrats eating into Conservative support, not the nominal official opposite that is the Labour Party.

Thursday by-elections

Details here.

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These by-election results round-ups cover principal authority by-elections. See my post The danger in celebrating parish and town council wins for your own party for the reasons to avoid straying too often into covering town, parish or community council by-elections.

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