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Rothwell by-election, 2016

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Rothwell ward of Kettering Borough Council on 20 October 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Alan Mills.

Cedwein Brown gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
48.3%
Labour
34.4%
UKIP
7.5%
Green
5.2%
Liberal Democrats
4.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Cedwein Brown 700 48.3% +10.6%
Labour Margaret Harris 498 34.4% -6.7%
UKIP Sam Watts 108 7.5% -8.5%
Green Stevie Jones 75 5.2% +0.1%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Adcock 67 4.6% n/a
Turnout: 22.8% - Majority: 202 (14.0%) - Swing: 8.7% Lab to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
41.1%
Conservative
37.7%
UKIP
16.0%
Green
5.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Alan Mills 951 41.1%
Conservative Karl Sumpter 873 37.7%
Conservative Margaret Talbot 777
Conservative Ian Jelley 771
Labour Malcolm Jones 623
Labour Kathleen Harris 614
UKIP Sally Hogston 370 16.0%
Green Stephen Jones 119 5.1%
Green Robert Reeves 89
Green Alan Heath 82
Turnout: not published - Majority: split ward


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