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Marshalswick South by-election, 2015

Two Conservative holds

A by-election was held for two seats in the Marshalswick South ward of St Albans City and District Council on 29 January 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllrs Heidi Allen and Seema Kennedy, both of whom are Conservative prospective parliamentary candidates.

Richard Curthoys and Steve McKeown held the seats for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
30.8%
Liberal Democrats
22.9%
Green
20.8%
Labour
18.7%
UKIP
6.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Steve McKeown 667 30.8% -7.8%
Conservative Richard Curthoys 647
Liberal Democrats Mark Pedroz 495 22.9% +3.6%
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Needham 488
Green Jill Mills 450 20.8% +10.6%
Labour Richard Harris 406 18.7% -4.0%
Labour Vivienne Windle 312
Green Tim Robinson 166
UKIP David Dickson 148 6.8% -2.4%
UKIP Michael Hollins 147
Turnout: 37.5% (-9.5%) - Majority: 152 (7.0%) - Swing: 5.7% Con to LD


2014 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
38.6%
Labour
22.7%
Liberal Democrats
19.3%
Green
10.2%
UKIP
9.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Seema Kennedy 972 38.6%
Labour Anthony Nicolson 573 22.7%
Liberal Democrats Mark Pedroz 486 19.3%
Green Katherine Reeve 258 10.2%
UKIP David Dickson 232 9.2%
Turnout: 47.0% - Majority: 399 (15.8%)


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