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Borehamwood Kenilworth by-election, 2017

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Borehamwood Kenilworth ward of Hertsmere Borough Council on 5 October 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Thomas Ash.

Jeremy James Newmark gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
37.8%
Conservative
33.7%
Liberal Democrats
14.2%
Stack
9.0%
UKIP
5.3%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourJeremy James Newmark 38337.8%-9.1%
ConservativePat Strack 34133.7%-19.4%
Liberal DemocratsElaine Elliman 14414.2%n/a
IndependentLawrence Stack 919.0%n/a
UKIPVikki Louise Johnson 545.3%n/a
Turnout: 21.8% (-37.6%)   -   Valid votes: 1,013   -   Invalid votes: awaiting publication
Majority: 42 (4.1%)   -   Swing: 5.2% Con to Lab


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
53.1%
Labour
46.9%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeThomas Ash 1,36353.1%
ConservativeVictor Eni 1,290
LabourJon Galliers 1,20646.9%
LabourJennifer Reefe 1,084
Turnout: 59.4%   -   Valid votes: not published   -   Invalid votes: 51
Majority: 84 (3.3%)


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