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Dedham and Langham by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Dedham and Langham ward of Colchester Borough Council on 22 October 2015 following the disqualification of Conservative Cllr Mark Cable for not attending any council meetings in six months.

Anne Brown held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
77.9%
UKIP
8.6%
Liberal Democrats
8.1%
Labour
5.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Anne Brown 545 77.9% +6.6%
UKIP William Faram 60 8.6% n/a
Liberal Democrats George Penny 57 8.1% -1.6%
Labour John Spademan 38 5.4% -4.3%
Turnout: 29.1% (-5.1%) - Majority: 485 (69.3%) - Swing: not applicable


2012 Result

Conservative
71.3%
Liberal Democrats
9.7%
Labour
9.7%
Green
9.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Mark Cable 596 71.3%
Liberal Democrats Carolyn Catney 81 9.7%
Labour Paul Fryer-Kelsey 81 9.7%
Green Clarice Mort 78 9.3%
Turnout: 34.2% - Majority: 515 (61.6%)


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