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West Thurrock and South Stifford by-election, 2014

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the West Thurrock and South Stifford ward of Thurrock Council on 16 October 2014 following the death of Labour Cllr Andy Smith.

Terry Brookes held the seat for Labour. Brookes later resigned leading to a later by-election held on 10 September 2015, covered here.

Result

Labour
50.3%
UKIP
34.6%
Conservative
15.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Terry Brookes 903 50.3% +3.0%
UKIP Russell Cherry 621 34.6% +0.5%
Conservative John Rowles 270 15.1% -0.2%
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 282 (15.7%) - Swing: 1.3% UKIP to Lab


2014 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
47.3%
UKIP
34.1%
Conservative
15.3%
Liberal Democrats
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Andy Smith 1,054 47.3%
UKIP Maurice Kelley 760 34.1%
Conservative John Rowles 340 15.3%
Liberal Democrats Matthew Parker 73 3.3%
Turnout: 30.1% - Majority: 294 (13.2%)


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