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Waterside by-election, 2017

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Waterside ward of North Norfolk District Council on 9 February 2017 following the disqualification of Conservative Cllr Benjamin Jarvis for not attending any council meetings for six months.

Marion Millership gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
55.1%
Conservative
34.8%
UKIP
6.5%
Labour
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Marion Millership 649 55.1% +31.6%
Conservative Tony Lumbard 410 34.8% -3.7%
UKIP Barry Whitehouse 77 6.5% -15.5%
Labour David Russell 41 3.5% -5.7%
Turnout: 33.2% (-38.7%) - Majority: 239 (20.3%) - Swing: 17.7% Con to LD


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
38.5%
Liberal Democrats
23.5%
UKIP
22.0%
Labour
9.2%
Green
6.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Paul Rice 882 38.5%
Conservative Benjamin Jarvis 845
Liberal Democrats Paul Williams 538 23.5%
Liberal Democrats Eric Stockton 537
UKIP Jeffrey Parkes 505 22.0%
UKIP Barry Whitehouse 393
Labour Elaine Addison 210 9.2%
Labour Nicola O'Connor 160
Green Anne Filgate 158 6.9%
Green Michael Macartney-Filgate 142
Turnout: 71.9% - Majority: 307 (13.4%)


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