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Whissendine by-election, 2014

Liberal Democrats gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Whissendine ward of Rutland Council on 16 October 2014 following the death of Independent Cllr Brian Montgomery.

Sam Asplin gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

A later by-election was held in this ward on 3 March 2016, covered here.

Result

Liberal Democrats
52.7%
Conservative
47.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Sam Asplin 192 52.7% n/a
Conservative Jonny Baker 172 47.3% +4.9%
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 20 (5.5%) - Swing: n/a

2011 Result

Montgomery
57.6%
Conservative
42.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Brian Montgomery 335 57.6%
Conservative Allan Dean 247 42.4%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 88 (15.1%)


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