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Posted: Thu 27th Feb 2020

Plaid Cymru’s Phil Rees wins Gwersyllt North by-election for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Feb 27th, 2020

Gwersyllt North has a new councillor this evening, as Phil Rees topped the vote in the ward today.

A by-election was triggered last month after a councillor who was elected in 2017, announced in January that he would be resigning from the role.

Eight candidates stood for election in the ward

517 votes were cast, well down on the 708 last time around.

Martyn Davies – Independent 51
Helen Hay – Independent 19
Graham Kelly – Welsh Liberal Democrats 41
Jeremy Richard Kent – Welsh Conservative Party 78
Bernie McCann – Independent 43
Colin Powell – Welsh Labour 87
Duncan Rees – Green Party 9
Phil Rees – Plaid Cymru 189

Wrexham Council have tweeted the official result:

The now enlarged Plaid Cymru group on Wrexham Council have their first group picture:

Our brief tweets from the evening…

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