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Eltham North by-election, 2016

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Eltham North ward of Greenwich London Borough Council on 10 November 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Wynn Davies due to moving to Shropshire.

Charlie Davis gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
42.0%
Labour
40.8%
Liberal Democrats
8.8%
UKIP
5.0%
Green
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Charlie Davis 1,335 42.0% +10.4%
Labour Simon Peirce 1,297 40.8% +9.6%
Liberal Democrats Sam Macaulay 279 8.8% +5.5%
UKIP Barbara Ray 160 5.0% -14.5%
Green Matt Browne 110 3.5% -6.0%
Turnout: 31.3% (-19.0%) - Majority: 38 (1.2%) - Swing: 0.4% Lab to Con


2014 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
31.6%
Labour
31.2%
UKIP
19.5%
Green
9.5%
BNP
4.9%
Liberal Democrats
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Spencer Drury 1,975 31.6%
Labour Linda Bird 1,946 31.2%
Labour Wynn Davies 1,942
Conservative Nigel Fletcher 1,823
Labour Simon Peirce 1,556
Conservative Adam Thomas 1,519
UKIP Paul Butler 1,221 19.5%
Green Rob Stead 591 9.5%
BNP Roberta Woods 307 4.9%
Liberal Democrats Yvonne Nicholls 207 3.3%
Liberal Democrats Patrick Early 205
Turnout: 50.3% - Majority: split ward


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