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Bollington by-election, 2017

Bollington First gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Bollington ward of Cheshire East Council on 16 February 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Jonathon Weston.

James Nicholas gained the seat for Bollington First.

Result

Bollington First
50.6%
Conservative
17.2%
Labour
12.9%
Liberal Democrats
10.7%
Green
8.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Bollington First James Nicholas 939 50.6% +13.5%
Conservative Philip Bolton 319 17.2% -13.4%
Labour Rob Vernon 239 12.9% -8.5%
Liberal Democrats Sam Al-Hamdani 198 10.7% -0.2%
Green Richard Purslow 162 8.7% n/a
Turnout: awaiting publication - Majority: 620 (33.4%) - Swing: 13.5% Con to Bollington First


2015 Result (2 seats)

Bollington First
37.1%
Conservative
30.6%
Labour
21.4%
Liberal Democrats
10.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
Bollington First Amanda Stott 1,743 37.1%
Conservative Jonathon Weston 1,435 30.6%
Conservative Bill Livesley 1,403
Bollington First James Nicholas 1,380
Labour Matthew Sharrocks 1,006 21.4%
Liberal Democrats Shirley Sockett 511 10.9%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Haldane 427
Turnout: 71.5% - Majority: split ward


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