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Blakelaw by-election, September 2016

2016-20 term

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Blakelaw ward of Newcastle upon Tyne City (Metropolitan Borough) Council on 15 September 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr David Stockdale due to work commitments.

Nora Casey held the seat for Labour.

A later by-election for Blakelaw was held on 24 November 2016, covered here.

Result

Labour
41.9%
Liberal Democrats
27.3%
UKIP
18.5%
Conservative
7.9%
Green
4.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Nora Casey 1,004 41.9% -21.3%
Liberal Democrats Ciaran Morrissey 654 27.3% +18.2%
UKIP Ritchie Lane 443 18.5% +2.4%
Conservative James Langley 190 7.9% +0.3%
Green Brendan Derham 105 4.4% +0.4%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 350 (14.6%) - Swing: 19.8% Lab to LD


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
63.2%
UKIP
16.1%
Liberal Democrats
9.1%
Conservative
7.6%
Green
4.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour David Stockdale 1,846 63.2%
UKIP Ritchie Lane 470 16.1%
Liberal Democrats Bill Schardt 267 9.1%
Conservative James Langley 221 7.6%
Green Brendan Derham 117 4.0%
Turnout: 37.1% - Majority: 1,376 (47.1%)


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