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Clarence by-election, 2016

2015-19 term

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Clarence ward of St Albans District Council on 20 October 2016 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Samuel Rowlands.

Ellen Hudspith held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
56.9%
Conservative
24.0%
Labour
12.0%
Green
6.1%
UKIP
1.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Ellen Hudspith 916 56.9% +6.0%
Conservative Michael Roth 386 24.0% +2.8%
Labour Elizabeth Mills 193 12.0% -5.2%
Green Keith Cotton 98 6.1% -3.7%
UKIP David Dickson 16 1.0% n/a
Turnout: 30.5% (-14.2%) - Majority: 530 (32.9%) - Swing: 1.6% Con to LD


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Liberal Democrats
50.9%
Conservative
21.2%
Labour
17.2%
Green
9.8%
TUSC
1.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Chris White 1,178 50.9%
Conservative Barry Sumpter 490 21.2%
Labour Liz Mills 397 17.2%
Green Tim Robinson 226 9.8%
TUSC Keith Hussey 23 1.0%
Turnout: 44.7% - Majority: 688 (29.7%)


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