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St John's (Suffolk) by-election, 2017

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the St John's division of Suffolk County Council on 7 September 2017 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Sandy Martin after being elected MP for Ipswich in June.

Sarah Louise Adams held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
62.9%
Conservative
24.4%
Liberal Democrats
10.1%
Green
2.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourSarah Louise Adams 1,24762.9%+5.3%
ConservativeJames Anthony Lymer Harding 48324.4%-7.3%
Liberal DemocratsEdward Frederick Packard 20010.1%+5.1%
GreenCharlotte Armstrong 522.6%-3.1%
Turnout: 29.7% (-6.2%)   -   Valid votes: 1,982   -   Invalid votes: 5
Majority: 764 (38.5%)   -   Swing: 6.3% Con to Lab


2017 Result

Labour Co-operative
57.6%
Conservative
31.7%
Green
5.7%
Liberal Democrats
5.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%
Labour Co-operativeSandy Martin 1,38357.6%
ConservativeSteve Flood 76131.7%
GreenJane Scott 1385.7%
Liberal DemocratsKenneth Albert Toye 1205.0%
Turnout: 35.9%   -   Valid votes: 2,402   -   Invalid votes: 3
Majority: 622 (25.9%)


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