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Abingdon by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for two seats in the Abingdon ward of Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllrs Victoria Borwick (elected MP for Kensington in 2015) and Joanna Gardner.

Sarah Addenbrooke and Anne Cyron held the seats for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
71.0%
Labour
16.3%
Liberal Democrats
9.1%
UKIP
3.5%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeSarah Addenbrooke 1,71671.0%+5.6%
ConservativeAnne Cyron 1,470
LabourBenjamin Fernando 39516.3%+3.0%
LabourNigel Wilkins 298
Liberal DemocratsJeremy Good 2209.1%-0.1%
Liberal DemocratsJonathan Owen 210
UKIPRichard Braine 853.5%n/a
UKIPAlfred Bovill 76
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,075 (44.5%) - Swing: 1.3% Lab to Con


2014 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
65.4%
Labour
13.3%
Green
12.1%
Liberal Democrats
9.2%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeVictoria Borwick 1,28165.4%
ConservativeJoanna Gardner 1,202
ConservativeJames Husband 1,199
LabourAnne Corbett 26013.3%
LabourTina Alkaff 245
LabourWilliam Stirling 199
GreenEnrique Juan-Alcocer 23612.1%
Liberal DemocratsJeremy Good 1819.2%
Liberal DemocratsJonathan Owen 163
Turnout: 30.4% - Majority: 939 (48.0%)


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