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Alport and Derwent by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Alport and Derwent division of Derbyshire County Council on 13 November 2014 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Martin Tomlinson due to personal and work commitments.

David Taylor held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
44.9%
UKIP
28.7%
Labour
26.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative David Taylor 1,118 44.9% +2.6%
UKIP David Fisher 715 28.7% +3.3%
Labour Mike Ratcliffe 656 26.4% +2.1%
Turnout: 25.8% (n/a) - Majority: 403 (16.2%) - Swing: 0.4% Con to UKIP


2013 Result

Conservative
42.3%
UKIP
25.4%
Labour
24.3%
Liberal Democrats
8.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Martin Tomlinson 1,558 42.3%
UKIP Ashley Harrison 936 25.4%
Labour Mark Grayling 894 24.3%
Liberal Democrats Ollie Smith 295 8.0%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 622 (16.9%)


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