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Derwent Valley by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Derwent Valley division of Derbyshire County Council on 24 September 2015 following the death of Conservative Cllr Michael Longden.

Jo Wild held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
51.0%
Labour
21.5%
Liberal Democrats
14.5%
UKIP
13.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Jo Wild 1,107 51.0% +8.2%
Labour Martin Rutter 466 21.5% -1.6%
Liberal Democrats Michael Crapper 314 14.5% +4.6%
UKIP Mike Dawson 285 13.1% -11.0%
Turnout: 22.7% (-18.3%) - Majority: 641 (29.5%) - Swing: 4.9% Lab to Con


2013 Result

Conservative
42.8%
UKIP
24.1%
Labour
23.1%
Liberal Democrats
9.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Michael Longden 1,674 42.8%
UKIP Michael Hancocks 944 24.1%
Labour Paul Vaughan 904 23.1%
Liberal Democrats Sandra Fearn 387 9.9%
Turnout: 41.0% - Majority: 730 (18.7%)


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