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St Mary's (Forest Heath) by-election, 2017

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the St Mary's ward of Forest Heath District Council on 17 August 2017 following the death of Conservative Cllr William Sadler.

Robert Nobbs held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
50.1%
Labour
40.9%
Green
8.9%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeRobert John Nobbs 33850.1%+10.7%
LabourMichael John Jefferys 27640.9%+8.8%
GreenAlice Haylock 608.9%n/a
Turnout: 16.9% (-38.1%)   -   Valid votes: 674   -   Invalid votes: 6
Majority: 62 (9.2%)   -   Swing: 1.0% Lab to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
39.4%
Labour
32.1%
UKIP
28.4%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeChristopher John Barker 87639.4%
ConservativeWilliam Ewart Sadler 855
ConservativeAndrew Robertson Drummond 784
LabourMichael Jefferys 71432.1%
UKIPDavid John Hudson 63228.4%
UKIPDawn Patricia Dicker 482
LabourVivien Joy Uney 465
LabourLee Peter Jacobs 412
UKIPRichard David Smith 353
Turnout: 55.0%   -   Valid votes: 2,222   -   Invalid votes: 32
Majority: 82 (3.7%)


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