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Bumpstead by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Bumpstead ward of Braintree District Council on 20 October 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Robert Bolton.

Diana Garrod held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
64.6%
UKIP
15.5%
Labour
8.3%
Liberal Democrats
7.4%
Green
4.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Diana Garrod 350 64.6% +2.8%
UKIP Debbie Shaw 84 15.5% -4.1%
Labour William Edwards 45 8.3% -10.3%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Bolter 40 7.4% n/a
Green Anne Bishop 23 4.2% n/a
Turnout: 23.2% (-52.5%) - Majority: 266 (49.1%) - Swing: 3.5% UKIP to Con


2015 Result

Conservative
61.8%
UKIP
19.6%
Labour
18.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Robert Bolton 1,082 61.8%
UKIP Ian Gray 343 19.6%
Labour Christina Desborough 325 18.6%
Turnout: 75.7% - Majority: 739 (42.2%)


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