The first election to Dinefwr Borough Council following the re-organization of local government in Wales was held in May 1973.[1] It was followed by the 1976 election. On the same day there was UK Local elections to the other local authorities and community councils in Wales.

Results

Ammanford Town Ward 1 (one seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 1 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. Clifford unopposed
Labour win (new seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 2 (one seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 2 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent B.J.B. Williams 382 54.5
Labour Glyn M. Harries 243 34.7
Plaid Cymru M. James 76 10.8
Majority 19.8
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 3 (one seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 3 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. Batsford 233 47.0
Plaid Cymru Dr D.H. Davies 223 45.0
Independent W. Neal 40 8.1
Majority 10 2.0
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 4 (one seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 4 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A.H. Phillips unopposed
Labour win (new seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 5 (one seat)

Ammanford Town Ward 5 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B.G. Williams 426 87.5
Plaid Cymru H. Evans 61 12.5
Majority 74.9
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)

Betws (one seat)

Betws 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent D. Thomas 355 76.0
Plaid Cymru S. Jenkins 112 24.0
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Brynamman (one seat)

Brynamman 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Socialist E.R. Thomas 479 57.8
Labour A. Jones 350 42.2
Majority 129 15.6
Turnout
Independent Labour win (new seat)

Cilycwm (one seat)

Cilycwm 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R. Griffiths 269 50.4
Independent I. Davies 265 49.6
Majority 4 0.8
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Cwmamman (three seats)

Cwmamman 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Rees 1,150
Labour Gwynfryn Davies 1,039
Liberal S. Griffiths 929
Labour J. Davies 886
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)

Cwmllynfell (one seat)

Cwmllynfell 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Thomas unopposed
Labour win (new seat)

Cynwyl Gaeo and Llanwrda (one seat)

Cynwyl Gaeo and Llanwrda 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Cyril Lewis Lloyd unopposed
Independent win (new seat)

Glynamman (one seat)

Glynamman 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. Morgan 483 67.8
Plaid Cymru D. Thomas 229 32.2
Majority
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)

Llandeilo Fawr North Ward (one seat)

Llandeilo Fawr North Ward 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent P. Jenkins unopposed
Independent win (new seat)

Llandeilo Fawr South Ward (one seat)

Llandeilo Fawr South Ward 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent W.R. Price 298 54.5
Plaid Cymru D. Richards 249 45.5
Majority 49 9.0
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llandeilo Town (two seats)

Llandeilo Town 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent D. Hughes 434
Independent D.R. Williams 391
Independent T. Beynon 296
Plaid Cymru P. Roderick 254
Independent D. Jones 222
Independent A. Jones 182
Liberal D. Davies 108
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Llanddeusant / Myddfai (one seat)

Llanddeusant / Myddfai 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent F.R. Jones unopposed
Independent win (new seat)

Llandovery Town (two seats)

Llandovery Town 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent David Hamilton Evans 542
Independent H. Jones 529
Independent William Perry 516
Independent S. Jones 322
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Llandybie and Heolddu (three seats)

Llandybie and Heolddu 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour I. Morgan 1,273
Labour Herbert Brynmor Lewis Samways 1,261
Labour W. Jones 801
Independent R. Evans 666
Plaid Cymru S. Owen 491
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Llanegwad and Llanfynydd (one seat)

Llanegwad and Llanfynydd 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R.P. Morgan 605 73.9
Plaid Cymru H. Williams 214 26.1
Majority 47.7
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llanfihangel Aberbythych and Llangathen (one seat)

Llanfihangel Aberbythych and Llangathen 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Pugh 530 56.0
Independent A. Bryer 348 36.8
Plaid Cymru D. Williams 68 7.2
Majority 19.2
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)

Llangadog and Llansadwrn (one seat)

Llangadog and Llansadwrn 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent J. Barr unopposed
Independent win (new seat)

Llansawel and Talley (one seat)

Llansawel and Talley 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Gwilym Evans 311 65.9
Independent J. Davies 161 34.1
Majority 31.8
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Penygroes (two seats)

Penygroes 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E.B. Davies 703
Independent T. Pearce 655
Plaid Cymru Lynne Davies 526
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Saron (two seats)

Saron 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Douglas Davies 695
Labour W. Jones 621
Plaid Cymru W. Jones 482
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ "Dinefwr Borough Council Election Results 1973-1991" (PDF). The Elections Cente, Plymouth University. Retrieved 2 February 2017.