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Selhurst by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Selhurst ward of Croydon London Borough Council on 5 March 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr Gerry Ryan.

David Wood held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
71.5%
Conservative
11.6%
Green
7.0%
UKIP
6.9%
Liberal Democrats
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour David Wood 1,517 71.5% +19.5%
Conservative Tirena Gunter 246 11.6% -2.0%
Green Tracey Hague 148 7.0% -1.5%
UKIP Annette Reid 147 6.9% -5.7%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Morley 65 3.1% -2.9%
Turnout: 18.6% (-12.3%) - Majority: 1,271 (59.9%) - Swing: 10.8% Con to Lab


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
52.0%
Conservative
13.6%
UKIP
12.6%
Green
8.5%
Liberal Democrats
6.0%
Wentworth-Shaw
3.2%
TUSC
2.2%
Communist
1.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Timothy Godfrey 2,086 52.0%
Labour Toni Letts 2,079
Labour Gerry Ryan 1,996
Conservative Madeleine Brundle 546 13.6%
Conservative Richard Brundle 515
UKIP Marianne Bowness 504 12.6%
Conservative Dominic Schofield 471
UKIP Jenefer Parke-Blair 396
Green Meike Benzler 341 8.5%
Green Jo Wittams 269
Green Megan Braid-Pittordou 267
Liberal Democrats Joanna Corbin 240 6.0%
Independent Edward Wentworth-Shaw 128 3.2%
TUSC Elenor Haven 88 2.2%
Communist John Eden 77 1.9%
Turnout: 30.9% - Majority: 1,450 (36.2%)


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