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Carlford by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Carlford division of Suffolk County Council on 7 July 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Peter Bellfield.

Robin Vickery held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
60.2%
Labour
18.2%
Liberal Democrats
12.0%
Green
9.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Robin Vickery 1,142 60.2% +1.2%
Labour Graham Hedger 344 18.2% +4.1%
Liberal Democrats Jon Neal 228 12.0% +4.2%
Green Jacqueline Barrow 176 9.3% n/a
Turnout: 27.4% - Majority: 798 (42.1%) - Swing: 1.5% Con to Lab


2013 Result

Conservative
59.0%
UKIP
19.0%
Labour Co-operative
14.1%
Liberal Democrats
7.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Peter Bellfield 1,565 59.0%
UKIP Leon Stedman 504 19.0%
Labour Co-operative Edna Salmon 374 14.1%
Liberal Democrats Victor Harrup 208 7.8%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,061 (40.0%)


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