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Adeyfield West by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Adeyfield West ward of Dacorum Borough Council on 29 September 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Sharon Adshead.

Adrian England gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

A previous by-election was held for this ward on 21 March 2013, covered here.

Result

Liberal Democrats
49.5%
Conservative
22.2%
Labour
15.8%
UKIP
10.9%
Green
1.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Adrian England 520 49.5% +24.4%
Conservative Tony Gallagher 233 22.2% -4.6%
Labour Gary Cook 166 15.8% -8.7%
UKIP Rachel Biggs 115 10.9% -12.7%
Green Angela Lynch 17 1.6% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 287 (27.3%) - Swing: 14.5% Con to LD


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
26.8%
Liberal Democrats
25.1%
Labour
24.5%
UKIP
23.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Sharon Adshead 763 26.8%
Liberal Democrats Ron Tindall 715 25.1%
Conservative Tony Gallagher 706
Labour Gary Cook 696 24.5%
UKIP Martyn Adams 672 23.6%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Wilson 463
Labour Zahoor Iqbal 450
Turnout: 62.1% - Majority: split ward


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