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Shotton and South Hetton by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Shotton and South Hetton ward of Durham Council on 20 August 2015 following the death of Labour Cllr Robin Todd. Todd had served as a councillor for the area since 1963.

Alan Liversidge held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
52.5%
North East
18.9%
UKIP
11.6%
Liberal Democrats
9.4%
Conservative
5.9%
Green
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Alan Liversidge 595 52.5% +9.4%
North East Ted Hall 214 18.9% n/a
UKIP Lee-James Harris 131 11.6% n/a
Liberal Democrats Michael Anderson 107 9.4% n/a
Conservative Beaty Bainbridge 67 5.9% n/a
Green Martie Warin 19 1.7% n/a
Turnout: 17.8% (-6.2%) - Majority: 381 (33.6%) - Swing: not applicable


2013 Result (2 seats)

Labour
43.1%
Cochrane
33.1%
FAIR and Independent
23.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Eunice Huntington 893 43.1%
Labour Robin Todd 871
Independent Ivan Cochrane 686 33.1%
FAIR and Independent Karon Liddell 493 23.8%
Turnout: 24.0% - Majority: 185 (8.9%)


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