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Grove (Kingston-upon-Thames) by-election, May 2015

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Grove ward of Kingston-upon-Thames London Borough Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Stephen Brister.

A previous by-election was held for the Grove ward on 5 July 2012, covered here, and a later by-election was held on 16 July 2015, covered here.

Rebekah Moll held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
32.1%
Conservative
31.8%
Labour
16.8%
Green
9.0%
UKIP
4.7%
Tolley
4.7%
TUSC
0.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Rebekah Moll 1,634 32.1% -1.4%
Conservative Jason Hughes 1,616 31.8% +0.9%
Labour Laurie South 853 16.8% -5.7%
Green Tim Cobbett 458 9.0% -4.0%
UKIP John Anderson 241 4.7% n/a
Independent John Tolley 238 4.7% n/a
TUSC Gabrielle Thorpe 44 0.9% n/a
Turnout: 65.8% - Majority: 16 (0.3%) - Swing: 1.2% LD to Con


2014 Result (3 seats)

Liberal Democrats
33.5%
Conservatve
30.9%
Labour
22.5%
Green
13.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Liberal Democrats Chrissie Hitchcock 1,041 33.5%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Brister 990
Conservative Phil Doyle 960 30.9%
Conservative Adrian Amer 958
Conservative Alex Ward 906
Liberal Democrats Shoaib Bajwa 888
Labour Tessa Kind 699 22.5%
Labour Steve Mama 577
Labour Peter Roland 497
Green Alison Hood 404 13.0%
Green Tim Cobbett 384
Green Tim Walker 366
Turnout: not published - Majority: split ward


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