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St James (Kingston-upon-Thames) by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the St James ward of Kingston-upon-Thames London Borough Council on 18 December 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr Howard Jones.

Jack Cheetham held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
42.9%
Liberal Democrats
33.0%
Labour
13.5%
UKIP
7.9%
Green
2.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Jack Cheetham 1,123 42.9% +5.1%
Liberal Democrats Annette Wookey 865 33.0% +11.0%
Labour Stephen Dunkling 355 13.5% -4.6%
UKIP Ben Roberts 206 7.9% -3.8%
Green Alex Nelson 71 2.7% -3.7%
Turnout: 39.2% (-5.4%) - Majority: 258 (9.8%) - Swing: 3.0% Con to LD


2014 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
37.8%
Liberal Democrats
22.0%
Labour
18.1%
UKIP
11.7%
Green
6.4%
BNP
3.0%
TUSC
1.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Howard Jones 1,250 37.8%
Conservative Ken Smith 1,188
Conservative Priyen Patel 1,082
Liberal Democrats Jason Ha 729 22.0%
Liberal Democrats Montse Medina 719
Liberal Democrats Annette Wookey 696
Labour Gerry Jones 598 18.1%
Labour Mary Masters 494
Labour Eric Masters 485
UKIP Linda Holligan 386 11.7%
UKIP Bona Watson 361
Green Richard Senger 212 6.4%
BNP David Child 100 3.0%
TUSC Paul Couchman 34 1.0%
Turnout: 44.6% - Majority: 353 (10.7%)


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