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Beckton by-election, 2014

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Beckton ward of Newham London Borough Council on 11 September 2014 following the death of Labour Cllr Alec Kellaway.

Tonii Wilson held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
51.0%
Conservative
29.6%
UKIP
10.9%
Green
3.5%
Liberal Democrats
2.2%
Christian Peoples Alliance
1.7%
TUSC
1.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Tonii Wilson 1,006 51.0% -7.4%
Conservative Syed Ahmed 584 29.6% -4.1%
UKIP David Mears 215 10.9% n/a
Green Jane Lithgow 70 3.5% n/a
Liberal Democrats David Thorpe 43 2.2% n/a
Christian Peoples Alliance Kayode Shewodo 33 1.7% -6.2%
TUSC Mark Dunne 21 1.1% n/a
Turnout: 18.9% (-12.9%) - Majority: 422 (21.4%) - Swing: 1.7% Lab to Con


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
58.4%
Conservative
33.7%
Christian Peoples Alliance
7.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Christie 1,789 58.4%
Labour Ayesha Chowdhury 1,778
Labour Alec Kellaway 1,713
Conservative Syed Ahmed 1,033 33.7%
Conservative Adam Nowacki 731
Conservative Emmanuel Obasi 615
Christian Peoples Alliance Winky Newman 242 7.9%
Christian Peoples Alliance Chike Dunkwu 204
Christian Peoples Alliance Yomi Taiwo 180
Turnout: 31.8% - Majority: 680 (22.2%)


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By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

Forum

By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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