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Carnforth and Millhead by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Carnforth and Millhead ward of Lancaster City Council on 26 November 2015 following the death of Conservative Cllr Chris Leadbetter.

George Askew held the seat for the Conservatives.

A later by-election was held for Carnforth and Millhead on 5 May 2016, covered here.

Result

Conservative
54.9%
Labour
32.3%
Green
5.2%
Liberal Democrats
3.8%
UKIP
3.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative George Askew 545 54.9% +6.9%
Labour Paul Gardner 320 32.3% -2.8%
Green Christopher Coates 52 5.2% -11.7%
Liberal Democrats Philip Dunster 38 3.8% n/a
UKIP Michelle Ogden 37 3.7% n/a
Turnout: 22.2% (-42.7%) - Majority: 225 (22.7%) - Swing: 4.9% Lab to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
48.0%
Labour
35.1%
Green
16.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Peter Yates 1,405 48.0%
Conservative Mel Guilding 1,238
Conservative Chris Leadbetter 1,184
Labour Paul Gardner 1,027 35.1%
Labour Bob Roe 981
Labour Fran Hanna 921
Green Kevin Frea 495 16.9%
Turnout: 64.9% - Majority: 157 (5.4%)


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