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Stepney Green by-election, 2015

A by-election will be held for the Stepney Green ward of Tower Hamlets London Borough Council on 11 June 2015 following the disqualification of Tower Hamlets First Cllr Alibor Choudhury, former election agent of ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman, for corrupt practices.

Candidates

Party Candidate
Labour Sabina Akhtar
Conservative Safiul Azam
Green Kirsty Chestnutt
Independent Abu Talha Chowdhury
Liberal Democrats Will Dyer
Something New Jessie MacNeil-Brown
UKIP Paul Shea


2014 Result

Tower Hamlets First
42.6%
Labour
33.0%
Green
8.7%
UKIP
8.1%
Conservative
4.4%
Liberal Democrats
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Tower Hamlets First Alibor Choudhury 2,023 42.6%
Tower Hamlets First Oliur Rahman 1,965
Labour Sabina Akhtar 1,568 33.0%
Labour Victoria Obaze 954
Green Hilary Clarke 411 8.7%
UKIP Nicholas McQueen 387 8.1%
Conservative Chris Wilford 209 4.4%
Conservative Hugo Mann 166
Lib Dems Martin Donkin 151 3.2%
Turnout: 54.9% - Majority: 397 (8.4%)


Blog

By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

Forum

By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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