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Evenwood by-election, 2014

Labour hold

A by-election will be held for the Evenwood ward of Durham Council on 23 October 2014 following the death of Labour Cllr Pauline Charlton.

Heather Smith held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
38.2%
Conservative
27.7%
UKIP
21.6%
Carnighan
7.5%
Green
5.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Heather Smith 546 38.2% -7.8%
Conservative Stephen Hugill 396 27.7% -0.3%
UKIP Ben Casey 309 21.6% -4.4%
Independent Lee Carnighan 108 7.5% n/a
Green Greg Robinson 72 5.0% n/a
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 150 (10.5%) - Swing: 3.8% Lab to Con


2013 Result (2 seats)

Labour
46.0%
Conservative
28.0%
UKIP
26.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Pauline Charlton 870 46.0%
Labour Andrew Turner 655
Conservative Anthony Hugill 529 28.0%
UKIP Graham Casey 491 26.0%
Conservative Linda Raper 362
Turnout: 25.0% - Majority: 126 (6.7%)


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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