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Mark Hall by-election, 2015

Labour gain from UKIP

A by-election was held for the Mark Hall ward of Harlow Borough Council on 12 February 2015 following the resignation of UKIP Cllr Jeremy Crawford due to ill-health.

Danny Purton gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
42.6%
UKIP
25.7%
Conservative
24.3%
Green
4.0%
Liberal Democrats
3.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Danny Purton 586 42.6% +8.1%
UKIP Mark Gough 353 25.7% -12.2%
Conservative Jane Steer 334 24.3% +4.5%
Green Murray Sackwild 55 4.0% n/a
Liberal Democrats Lesley Rideout 47 3.4% -4.4%
Turnout: 26.4% (-7.9%) - Majority: 233 (16.9%) - Swing: 10.2% UKIP to Lab


2014 Result (2 of 3 seats)

UKIP
37.9%
Labour
34.5%
Conservative
19.8%
Liberal Democrats
7.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
UKIP Jeremy Crawford 662 37.9%
UKIP Janet Doyle 646
Labour Sheila Sullivan 602 34.5%
Labour Daniel Purton 599
Conservative Emily Cross 346 19.8%
Conservative Jane Steer 346
Liberal Democrats Lesley Rideout 137 7.8%
Liberal Democrats Robert Thurston 124
Turnout: 34.3% - Majority: 44 (2.5%)


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