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Newington by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Newington ward of Southwark London Borough Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Neil Coyle, elected MP for Southwark and South Bermondsey in 2015.

James Coldwell held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
59.3%
Liberal Democrats
14.5%
Green
9.7%
Conservative
9.6%
UKIP
5.0%
All People's
0.9%
Baharier
0.9%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourJames Coldwell 2,82959.3%+11.9%
Liberal DemocratsMartin Shapland 69414.5%-6.8%
GreenNick Hooper 4649.7%-2.3%
ConservativeSiobhan Aarons 4589.6%+2.4%
UKIPGawain Towler 2375.0%n/a
All People'sTerry Adewale 450.9%n/a
IndependentMichelle Baharier 450.9%n/a
Turnout: 46.0% (+5.3%) - Majority: 2,135 (44.7%) - Swing: 9.4% LD to Lab


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
47.4%
Liberal Democrats
21.3%
Green
12.0%
Conservative
7.2%
Rees
5.2%
Evans
4.2%
TUSC
2.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourMarise Anderson 2,29947.4%
LabourNeil Coyle 2,280
LabourEleanor Kerslake 2,122
Liberal DemocratsCiaran Lyne 1,03521.3%
Liberal DemocratsMalica Scott 1,019
Liberal DemocratsDaniel Whitehead 915
GreenSandra Lane 58312.0%
GreenSolveig Rocher-Purchase 430
ConservativeStewart Carroll 3517.2%
ConservativeLinda Sampson 299
ConservativeColm Howard-Lloyd 284
IndependentRichard Rees 2545.2%
IndependentLee Evans 2054.2%
TUSCPeter Offord 1242.6%
Turnout: 40.7% - Majority: 1,087 (22.4%)


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