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Bixley by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Bixley division of Suffolk County Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Alan Murray.

Paul West held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
49.7%
Labour
28.2%
UKIP
15.3%
Liberal Democrats
6.8%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativePaul West 1,11749.7%-8.7%
LabourRob Bridgeman 63428.2%+3.5%
UKIPTony Gould 34415.3%n/a
Liberal DemocratsColin Boyd 1546.8%+1.2%
Turnout: 41.0% - Majority: 483 (21.5%) - Swing: 6.1% Con to Lab


2013 Result

Conservative
58.4%
Labour
24.7%
Green
11.3%
Liberal Democrats
5.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeAlan Murray 1,14658.4%
LabourLewis Smith 48524.7%
GreenCatherine Struthers 22211.3%
Liberal DemocratsPeter Bagnall 1095.6%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 661 (33.7%)


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