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Sutton by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Sutton division of Cambridgeshire County Council on 18 February 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Philip Read.

Lorna Dupre gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
52.5%
Conservative
32.2%
UKIP
10.3%
Winters
5.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Lorna Dupre 1,063 52.5% +19.7%
Conservative Mike Bradley 651 32.2% -17.2%
UKIP Pete Bigsby 208 10.3% n/a
Independent Owen Winters 102 5.0% n/a
Turnout: 31.6% (+5.9%) - Majority: 412 (20.4%) - Swing: 18.5% Con to LD


2013 Result

Conservative
49.4%
Liberal Democrats
32.8%
Labour
17.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Philip Read 817 49.4%
Liberal Democrats Lorna Dupre 542 32.8%
Labour Peter Allenson 295 17.8%
Turnout: 25.7% - Majority: 275 (16.6%)


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