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Wroxham by-election, August 2014

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats

A by-election was held for the Wroxham ward of Broadland District Council on 21 August 2014 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Steve Buckle.

Fran Whymark gained the seat for the Conservatives.

An earlier by-election was held for Wroxham on 20 March 2014, which is covered here.

Result

Conservative
45.0%
Liberal Democrats
43.4%
Labour
11.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Fran Whymark 400 45.0% +10.5%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Springall 386 43.4% -2.4%
Labour Malcolm Kemp 103 11.6% +1.0%
Turnout: 22.8% (n/a) - Majority: 14 (1.6%) - Swing: 6.5% LD to Con


2011 Result

Liberal Democrats
45.8%
Conservative
34.5%
Labour
10.6%
Green
9.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Ben McGilvray 985 45.8%
Liberal Democrats Steve Buckle 829
Conservative Chris Green 741 34.5%
Conservative Greg Slater 537
Labour Ken Fursse 227 10.6%
Green Nicholas Ball 197 9.2%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 88 (4.1%)


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