City of Cardiff Council election, 2012
Labour gained control of the council from the Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru, after gaining 32 seats. The Liberal Democrat leader of the council, Rodney Berman, lost his seat by 51 votes after two recounts, bringing Labour's gains to 33. Sixty-one-year-old Labour councillor Heather Joyce, nicknamed 'Supernan' by the local newspaper, became the new council leader.
|Cardiff Council Election 2012|
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- Shipton, Martin (5 May 2012). "Supernan Leads Labour Victory". South Wales Echo. p. 1,4.
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- House, Jon (Returning Officer). "Election Results" (PDF). www.cardiff.gov.uk. Cardiff Council. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
- 2012 Local Council Election, Cardiff Council website
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