Home - Blog
Home >> Elections >> Local By-Elections >> Thurmaston By-Election 2014

Thurmaston by-election, 2014

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Thurmaston ward of Charnwood Borough Council on 31 July 2014 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Paul Harley due to work commitments.

Ralph Raven gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
42.6%
UKIP
27.0%
Conservative
22.0%
British Democrats
5.2%
BNP
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Ralph Raven 783 42.6% -4.4%
UKIP Tom Prior 496 27.0% n/a
Conservative Hanif Asmal 404 22.0% -31.0%
British Democrats Chris Canham 94 5.1% n/a
BNP Stephen Denhan 58 3.2% n/a
Turnout: 23.9% (-15.9%) - Majority: 287 (15.6%) - Swing: 13.3% Con to Lab


2011 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
53.0%
Labour
47.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Paul Harley 1,473 53.0%
Conservative Mark Lowe 1,399
Conservative Brenda Seaton 1,309
Labour Steven Brown 1,306 47.0%
Labour David Knaggs 1,153
Labour Janet Knaggs 1,058
Turnout: 39.8% - Majority: 3 (0.1%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

Forum

By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



Comments
comments powered by Disqus
Creative Commons License