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St Peter's (Kettering) by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the St Peter's ward of Kettering Borough Council on 24 March 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Terence Freer. Freer had served as a councillor since 1976.

Ian Jelley held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
51.0%
Labour
19.6%
UKIP
16.2%
Green
10.1%
Liberal Democrats
3.1%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeIan Jelley 46851.0%+10.8%
LabourEugene Dalton-Ruark 18019.6%-5.5%
UKIPKevin Sills 14916.2%-2.2%
GreenKirsty Berry 9310.1%-6.3%
Liberal DemocratsMelle Gosliga 283.1%n/a
Turnout: 26.0% (-43.0%) - Majority: 288 (31.4%) - Swing: 8.2% Lab to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
40.2%
Labour
25.1%
UKIP
18.4%
Green
16.4%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeTerence Freer 1,23040.2%
ConservativeMary Malin 1,038
LabourIan Watts 76825.1%
UKIPClaire Sevier 56318.4%
GreenKirsty Berry 50116.4%
Turnout: 69.0% - Majority: 270 (8.8%)


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