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Bloomfield by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Bloomfield ward of Blackpool Council on 3 March 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr John Jones for personal reasons.

Jim Hobson held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
57.6%
Conservative
19.2%
UKIP
15.1%
Green
4.1%
Liberal Democrats
4.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Jim Hobson 450 57.6% +12.8%
Conservative Tony Jones 150 19.2% -0.7%
UKIP Spencer Shackleton 118 15.1% -10.0%
Green Phill Armstrong 32 4.1% -4.6%
Liberal Democrats Neil Close 31 4.0% n/a
Turnout: 18.7% (-26.7%) - Majority: 300 (38.4%) - Swing: 6.8% Con to Lab


2015 Result (2 seats)

Labour
44.8%
UKIP
25.1%
Conservative
19.9%
Green
8.7%
Krzyzaniak
1.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Graham Cain 1,045 44.8%
Labour John Jones 902
UKIP Liam Bleeker 585 25.1%
Conservative Mandy Cunliffe 463 19.9%
Conservative Annemarie Slack 294
Green Phill Armstrong 202 8.7%
Independent Olga Krzyzaniak 37 1.6%
Turnout: 45.4% - Majority: 317 (13.6%)


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