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Figge's Marsh by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Figge's Marsh ward of Merton London Borough Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Peter Walker.

Mike Brunt held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
73.5%
Conservative
11.5%
UKIP
6.6%
Green
4.8%
Liberal Democrats
3.5%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourMike Brunt 2,82473.5%-6.5%
ConservativeHamna Qureshi 44311.5%-2.7%
UKIPAndrew Mills 2546.6%n/a
GreenPenelope Homer 1844.8%n/a
Liberal DemocratsRachel Waitt 1363.5%-2.3%
Turnout: 47.2% (+9.4%) - Majority: 2,381 (62.0%) - Swing: 1.9% Lab to Con


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
80.0%
Conservative
14.2%
Liberal Democrats
5.8%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourAgatha Akyigyina 2,48380.0%
LabourGeraldine Stanford 2,384
LabourPeter Walker 2,200
ConservativeWilliam Brierly 43914.2%
ConservativeHenry Moulton 390
ConservativeJohn Telford 366
Liberal DemocratsPeter Cargin 1805.8%
Turnout: 37.8% - Majority: 1,761 (56.8%)


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