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Balderton South by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Balderton South ward of Newark and Sherwood District Council on 21 July 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Gordon Brooks.

Lydia Hurst held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
82.4%
Liberal Democrats
17.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Lydia Hurst 483 82.4% +25.4%
Liberal Democrats Marylyn Rayner 103 17.6% n/a
Turnout: 15.3% - Majority: 380 (64.8%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
57.0%
Labour
43.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Betty Brooks 1,265 57.0%
Conservative Gordon Brooks 1,207
Labour Clive Owen 956 43.0%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 251 (11.3%)


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