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Hampton Wick by-election, 2015

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Hampton Wick ward of Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council on 2 July 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Tania Mathias, after being elected MP for Twickenham.

Geraldine Locke gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
43.0%
Conservative
39.1%
Green
8.5%
Labour
6.7%
UKIP
2.5%
Lloyd
0.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Geraldine Locke 1,189 43.0% +25.0%
Conservative Jon Hollis 1,081 39.1% -10.6%
Green Anthony Breslin 234 8.5% -10.0%
Labour Paul Tanto 185 6.7% -7.2%
UKIP Sam Naz 69 2.5% n/a
Independent Michael Lloyd 7 0.3% n/a
Turnout: 34.9% (-7.2%) - Majority: 108 (3.9%) - Swing: 17.8% Con to LD


2014 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
49.7%
Green
18.5%
Liberal Democrats
18.0%
Labour
13.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Tony Arbour 1,870 49.7%
Conservative Tania Mathias 1,708
Conservative Gareth Evans 1,586
Green Michael Bangham 696 18.5%
Liberal Democrats James Chard 676 18.0%
Liberal Democrats Chris Gee 647
Liberal Democrats Mark Goodrich 593
Labour Caroline Loewenstein 522 13.9%
Labour Gerard Ward 520
Labour Sheila Nixon 474
Turnout: 42.1% - Majority: 890 (23.6%)


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