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West Thurrock and South Stifford by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the West Thurrock and South Stifford ward of Thurrock Council on 10 September 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Terry Brookes, elected in a previous by-election on 16 October 2014 covered here.

Cliff Holloway held the seat for Labour, and will be up for election again in 2018.

Result

Labour
43.0%
UKIP
30.8%
Conservative
26.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Cliff Holloway 629 43.0% -3.9%
UKIP Helen Adams 450 30.8% +1.9%
Conservative Tony Coughlin 384 26.2% +2.0%
Turnout: 19.6% (-37.0%) - Majority: 179 (12.2%) - Swing: 2.9% Lab to UKIP


2015 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
46.9%
UKIP
28.9%
Conservative
24.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Victoria Holloway 2,009 46.9%
UKIP Sarah Curtis 1,237 28.9%
Conservative John Rowles 1,034 24.2%
Turnout: 56.3% - Majority: 772 (18.0%)


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