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Stamford North by-election, 2014

UKIP gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Stamford North division of Lincolnshire County Council on 11 December 2014 following the death of Independent Cllr John Hicks.

Robert Foulkes gained the seat for UKIP.

Result

UKIP
31.5%
Labour
21.1%
Conservative
20.6%
Lincolnshire Independents
15.7%
Liberal Democrats
11.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
UKIP Robert Foulkes 400 31.5% n/a
Labour Mark Ashberry 268 21.1% +0.1%
Conservative Matthew Lee 261 20.6% -11.0%
Lincolnshire Independents Max Sawyer 199 15.7% n/a
Liberal Democrats Harrish Bisnauthsing 142 11.2% n/a
Turnout: 17.6% (-4.9%) - Majority: 132 (10.4%) - Swing: n/a


2013 Result

Hicks
47.4%
Conservative
31.6%
Labour
21.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent John Hicks 775 47.4%
Conservative Brian Sumner 517 31.6%
Labour Mark Ashberry 343 21.0%
Turnout: 22.5% - Majority: 258 (15.8%)


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