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Kenton by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Kenton ward of Brent London Borough Council on 5 March 2015 following the death of Conservative Cllr Bhiku Patel.

Michael Maurice held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
51.6%
Labour
39.4%
Green
5.7%
Liberal Democrats
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Michael Maurice 1,097 51.6% +0.3%
Labour Vincent Lo 839 39.4% +6.9%
Green Michaela Lichten 121 5.7% -4.2%
Liberal Democrats Bob Wharton 70 3.3% -3.0%
Turnout: 22.8% (-12.8%) - Majority: 258 (12.1%) - Swing: 3.3% Con to Lab


2014 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
51.3%
Labour
32.5%
Green
9.9%
Liberal Democrats
6.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Suresh Kansagra 1,798 51.3%
Conservative Reg Colwill 1,796
Conservative Bhiku Patel 1,669
Labour Syed Alam 1,139 32.5%
Labour Lewis Hodgetts 1,040
Labour Nadhim Ahmed 946
Green Graham Allen 348 9.9%
Liberal Democrats Violet Steele 221 6.3%
Liberal Democrats Vivienne Williamson 153
Liberal Democrats Ieva Tomsone 125
Turnout: 35.6% - Majority: 530 (15.1%)


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