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Chedgrave and Thurton by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Chedgrave and Thurton ward of South Norfolk District Council on 24 September 2015 following the death of Conservative Cllr Derek Blake.

Jaan Larner held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
53.5%
Labour
19.1%
Liberal Democrats
14.2%
UKIP
13.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Jaan Larner 260 53.5% +7.7%
Labour Sarah Langton 93 19.1% -0.8%
Liberal Democrats Ernest Green 69 14.2% +5.6%
UKIP Ron Murphy 64 13.2% -3.0%
Turnout: 23.1% (-46.4%) - Majority: 167 (34.4%) - Swing: 4.3% Lab to Con


2015 Result

Conservative
45.8%
Labour
19.9%
UKIP
16.2%
Bircham
9.6%
Liberal Democrats
8.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Derek Blake 688 45.8%
Labour Harriet Wells 299 19.9%
UKIP Ronald Murphy 243 16.2%
Independent Jacqueline Bircham 144 9.6%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Brown 129 8.6%
Turnout: 69.5% - Majority: 389 (25.9%)


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By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

Forum

By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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