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Cranmer by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Cranmer ward of Rushcliffe Borough Council on 4 August 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Martin Suthers. Suthers had first served as a councillor on Nottingham City Council from 1967, and had served on Nottinghamshire County Council since 2000 and Rushcliffe Borough Council since 2015.

Maureen Stockwood held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
54.3%
Kerry
23.5%
Labour
22.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Maureen Stockwood 318 54.3% -16.5%
Independent Tracey Kerry 138 23.5% n/a
Labour Chris Grocock 130 22.2% -7.0%
Turnout: 31.7% (-44.7%) - Majority: 180 (30.7%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result

Conservative
70.8%
Labour
29.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Martin Suthers 995 70.8%
Labour Christopher Grocock 410 29.2%
Turnout: 76.4% - Majority: 585 (41.6%)


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