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North Jesmond by-election, 2014

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the North Jesmond ward of Newcastle upon Tyne City Council on 28 August 2014 following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Peyter Andras to move to a new job as a professor at Keele University.

Gerard Keating held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
52.5%
Labour
23.6%
Conservative
8.6%
UKIP
8.3%
Green
6.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Gerard Keating 711 52.5% +19.9%
Labour Co-operative Peter Smith 320 23.6% -7.3%
Conservative Duncan Crute 117 8.6% -5.9%
UKIP Daniel Thompson 112 8.3% +0.7%
Green Shehla Naqvi 94 6.9% -7.6%
Turnout: not published (n/a) - Majority: 391 (28.9%) - Swing: 13.6% Lab to LD


2014 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Liberal Democrats
32.6%
Labour Co-operative
30.9%
Green
14.5%
Conservative
14.5%
UKIP
7.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Catherine Walker 621 32.6%
Labour Co-operative Peter Smith 589 30.9%
Green Tim Dowson 277 14.5%
Conservative Duncan Crute 276 14.5%
UKIP Will Solyom 144 7.6%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 32 (1.7%)


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