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South Heaton by-election, 2017

2014-18 term

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the South Heaton ward of Newcastle upon Tyne City (Metropolitan Borough) Council on 16 March 2017 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Sophie White.

Clare Penny-Evans held the seat for Labour.

A previous by-election was held for South Heaton on 2 May 2013, covered here.

Result

Labour
46.8%
Green
27.1%
Liberal Democrats
15.9%
UKIP
5.4%
Conservative
4.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Clare Penny-Evans 768 46.8% -11.8%
Green Andrew Gray 444 27.1% +1.7%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Boyle 260 15.9% +11.5%
UKIP Tony Sanderson 88 5.4% -1.5%
Conservative Chris Murray 80 4.9% +0.2%
Turnout: awaiting publication - Majority: 324 (19.8%) - Swing: 6.8% Lab to Grn


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
58.6%
Green
25.4%
UKIP
6.9%
Conservative
4.7%
Liberal Democrats
4.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John-Paul Stephenson 1,327 58.6%
Green Andrew Gray 575 25.4%
UKIP Max Peacock 156 6.9%
Conservative Samuel Boam 106 4.7%
Liberal Democrats Catherine Smith 99 4.4%
Turnout: 37.2% - Majority: 752 (33.2%)


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