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Romsey by-election, 2015

Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

A by-election was held for the Romsey division of Cambridgeshire County Council on 25 June 2015 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Kilian Bourke, after taking up a new job in London.

Zoe Moghadas gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
37.3%
Liberal Democrats
35.2%
Green
21.0%
Conservative
4.5%
UKIP
2.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Zoe Moghadas 829 37.3% +5.6%
Liberal Democrats Nichola Martin 782 35.2% -12.7%
Green Debbie Aitchison 467 21.0% +15.1%
Conservative Rahatul Raja 100 4.5% +0.1%
UKIP Richard Jeffs 46 2.1% -3.0%
Turnout: 32.5% (-4.4%) - Majority: 47 (2.1%) - Swing: 9.2% LD to Lab


2013 Result

Liberal Democrats
47.9%
Labour
31.7%
Green
5.9%
UKIP
5.1%
Cambridge Socialists
5.1%
Conservative
4.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Kilian Bourke 1,118 47.9%
Labour Martin Smart 741 31.7%
Green Hywel Sedgwick-Jell 138 5.9%
UKIP Marjorie Barr 118 5.1%
Cambridge Socialists Tom Woodcock 118 5.1%
Conservative Andrew Bower 103 4.4%
Turnout: 36.9% - Majority: 377 (16.1%)


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