Labour’s Glyn Walters made a landslide victory over cocky newcomer #Allcock4Pontycymer‘s Social Media and door to door canvasing campaign proving that trust needs to be earned. Although new to the area Neil Allcock (Independent) almost doubled Huw Marshall’s Plaid Cymru vote.
Everyone including online rivals Allcock and Clatworthy shook hands at the Ballot counting and good spirit was felt by all. Onwards and upwards Pontycymer. Onwards and upwards.
Glyn Walters (Labour) – 339
Neil Allcock (Independent) – 78
Huw Marshall (Plaid)- 46