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Wisbech South by-election, 2015

Conservative gain from UKIP

A by-election was held for the Wisbech South division of Cambridgeshire County Council on 4 June 2015 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Peter Lagoda, who was originally elected for UKIP.

Samantha Hoy gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
63.8%
UKIP
18.6%
Labour
13.7%
Liberal Democrats
3.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Samantha Hoy 1,020 63.8% +32.4%
UKIP Susan Carson 298 18.6% -19.6%
Labour Dean Reeves 219 13.7% -2.8%
Liberal Democrats Josephine Ratcliffe 61 3.8% -10.1%
Turnout: 20.0% (-5.1%) - Majority: 722 (45.2%) - Swing: 26.0% UKIP to Con


2013 Result

UKIP
38.2%
Conservative
31.4%
Labour
16.5%
Liberal Democrats
13.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
UKIP Peter Lagoda 774 38.2%
Conservative Simon King 636 31.4%
Labour Malcolm Gamble 333 16.5%
Liberal Democrats Patrick Roy 281 13.9%
Turnout: 25.1% - Majority: 138 (6.8%)


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