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Chopwell and Rolands Gill by-election, 2016

2016-20 term

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Chopwell and Rolands Gill ward of Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council on 22 September 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr John Hamilton.

David Bradford held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
59.1%
UKIP
15.6%
Liberal Democrats
12.3%
Conservative
8.6%
Green
4.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Dave Bradford 1,066 59.1% -3.6%
UKIP Ray Toller 282 15.6% +1.2%
Liberal Democrats Amelia Ord 221 12.3% +7.9%
Conservative John Lathan 156 8.6% -2.3%
Green Dave Castleton 79 4.4% -3.2%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 784 (43.5%) - Swing: 2.4% Lab to UKIP


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
62.7%
UKIP
14.4%
Conservative
10.9%
Green
7.6%
Liberal Democrats
4.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour John Hamilton 1,733 62.7%
UKIP Elaine O'Neil 397 14.4%
Conservative John Lathan 302 10.9%
Green Dave Castleton 209 7.6%
Liberal Democrats Amelia Ord 121 4.4%
Turnout: 39.6% - Majority: 1,336 (48.4%)


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