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Ollerton (Nottinghamshire) by-election, 2014

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Ollerton division of Nottinghamshire County Council on 18 December 2014 following the death of Labour Cllr Stella Smedley who had served as a Nottinghamshire councillor since 1977.

Michael Pringle held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
56.4%
Conservative
25.7%
UKIP
16.7%
Liberal Democrats
1.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Michael Pringle 1,171 56.4% -2.0%
Conservative Ben Bradley 533 25.7% +4.1%
UKIP Colin Hart 347 16.7% -3.3%
Liberal Democrats Marylyn Rayner 24 1.2% n/a
Turnout: 22.6% (-7.9%) - Majority: 467 (22.5%) - Swing: 3.1% Lab to Con


2013 Result

Labour
58.4%
Conservative
21.6%
UKIP
20.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Stella Smedley 1,603 58.4%
Conservative Matthew Riley 594 21.6%
UKIP Margaret Hart 549 20.0%
Turnout: 30.5% - Majority: 1,009 (36.7%)


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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