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Castle (Carlisle) by-election, September 2016

2014-18 term

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Castle ward of Carlisle City (Borough) Council on 15 September 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Ged Caid.

Anne Glendinning held the seat for Labour.

A previous by-election for this ward was held on 11 September 2014, covered here.

A later by-election for this ward was held on 24 November 2016, covered here.

Result

Labour
46.5%
Conservative
26.7%
UKIP
12.5%
Liberal Democrats
10.3%
Green
4.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Anne Glendinning 398 46.5% -3.4%
Conservative Melissa Andrews 228 26.7% +3.1%
UKIP Robbie Reid-Sinclair 107 12.5% -1.2%
Liberal Democrats Alison Hobson 88 10.3% +2.1%
Green Deborah Brown 34 4.0% -0.6%
Turnout: 21.9% (-7.4%) - Majority: 170 (19.9%) - Swing: 3.3% Lab to Con


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
49.9%
Conservative
23.6%
UKIP
13.7%
Liberal Democrats
8.2%
Green
4.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Joanna Coleman 544 49.9%
Conservative Melissa Andrews 258 23.6%
UKIP Robert Reid-Sinclair 150 13.7%
Liberal Democrats Manwara Begum 89 8.2%
Green Alan Simpson 50 4.6%
Turnout: 29.3% - Majority: 286 (26.2%)


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