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College (Northumberland) by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the College division of Northumberland Council on 30 July 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr Jimmy Sawyer.

Mark Purvis held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
69.5%
UKIP
14.0%
Liberal Democrats
11.2%
Conservative
5.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Mark Purvis 508 69.5% -21.2%
UKIP Peter Curtis 102 14.0% n/a
Liberal Democrats Andrew McGregor 82 11.2% n/a
Conservative Chris Galley 39 5.3% -4.0%
Turnout: 20.8% (-4.7%) - Majority: 406 (55.5%) - Swing: not applicable


2013 Result

Labour
90.7%
Conservative
9.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour James Sawyer 878 90.7%
Conservative Charlotte Peacock 90 9.3%
Turnout: 25.5% - Majority: 788 (81.4%)


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