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Grangefield by-election, 2016

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Grangefield ward of Stockton-on-Tees Council on 1 September 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Michael Clark.

Stephen Richardson gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
50.5%
Labour
43.1%
UKIP
3.6%
Liberal Democrats
2.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Stephen Richardson 807 50.5% +15.4%
Labour Eleanor Clark 689 43.1% -5.5%
UKIP Daniel Dalton 58 3.6% -8.8%
Liberal Democrats Nick Webb 44 2.8% -1.1%
Turnout: 30.9% (-42.3%) - Majority: 118 (7.4%) - Swing: 10.5% Lab to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Labour
48.6%
Conservative
35.1%
UKIP
12.4%
Liberal Democrats
3.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Carol Clark 1,795 48.6%
Labour Michael Clark 1,663
Conservative Stephen Richardson 1,297 35.1%
Conservative Paul Leng 1,221
UKIP Aidan Cockerill 459 12.4%
UKIP Mick Spayne 416
Liberal Democrats Natasha Craggs 143 3.9%
Liberal Democrats George Hebron 115
Turnout: 73.2% - Majority: 366 (9.9%)


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