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Loughborough Shelthorpe by-election, 2017

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Loughborough Shelthorpe ward of Charnwood Borough Council on 3 August 2017 following the resignation of Labour Cllr William Robert Sharp.

Richard Albert Huddlestone held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
45.5%
Conservative
45.2%
Liberal Democrats
7.1%
UKIP
2.2%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourRichard Albert Huddlestone 59545.5%+5.8%
ConservativeRussell Victor Ford 59145.2%+0.1%
Liberal DemocratsAlejandro Guerrero 937.1%n/a
UKIPAndrew Stuart McWilliam 292.2%n/a
Turnout: 21.8% (-45.2%)   -   Valid votes: 1,308   -   Invalid votes: 1
Majority: 4 (0.3%)   -   Swing: 2.9% Con to Lab


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
45.1%
Labour
39.7%
Green
15.3%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeDavid Charles Hayes 1,65345.1%
LabourWilliam Robert Sharp 1,45439.7%
LabourClaire Elizabeth Forrest 1,294
ConservativeRobert Shields 1,208
GreenAshley Ryan Gray 56015.3%
Turnout: 67.0%   -   Valid votes: not published   -   Invalid votes: not published
Majority: split ward


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