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Allestree by-election, 2016

2016-20 term

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Allestree ward of Derby City (Unitary) Council on 29 September 2016 following the disqualification of Conservative Cllr Richard Smalley for providing false information on his nomination form (link).

Ged Potter held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
54.6%
Liberal Democrats
28.7%
Labour
11.1%
Green
3.1%
UKIP
2.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Ged Potter 2,006 54.6% -6.1%
Liberal Democrats Deena Smith 1,053 28.7% +17.2%
Labour Oleg Sotnicenko 409 11.1% -5.8%
Green Marten Kats 115 3.1% n/a
UKIP Gaurav Pandey 91 2.5% -8.4%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 953 (25.9%) - Swing: 11.7% Con to LD


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
60.7%
Labour
16.9%
Liberal Democrats
11.5%
UKIP
10.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Richard Smalley 2,820 60.7%
Labour Oleg Sotnicenko 785 16.9%
Liberal Democrats Deena Smith 534 11.5%
UKIP Frank Leeming 508 10.9%
Turnout: 42.1% - Majority: 2,035 (43.8%)


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