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Burnley Central East by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Burnley Central East division of Lancashire County Council on 3 November 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Misfar Hassan.

Sobia Malik held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
68.9%
Liberal Democrats
14.1%
UKIP
12.7%
Green
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Sobia Malik 1,348 68.9% +10.8%
Liberal Democrats Emma Payne 276 14.1% -1.4%
UKIP Mark Girven 249 12.7% -6.7%
Green Laura Fisk 84 4.3% n/a
Turnout: 17.7% (-12.5%) - Majority: 1,072 (54.8%) - Swing: 6.1% LD to Lab


2013 Result

Labour
58.1%
UKIP
19.4%
Liberal Democrats
15.5%
Conservative
5.2%
BNP
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Misfar Hassan 2,022 58.1%
UKIP Jamie McGowan 675 19.4%
Liberal Democrats Justin Birtwistle 540 15.5%
Conservative Tom Watson 181 5.2%
BNP Tony Bamber 60 1.7%
Turnout: 30.2% - Majority: 1,347 (38.7%)


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